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Still Kicking

Just wanted to say hi and glad to see the group is still around.
nikegolfpr0
Jul 30
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Re: Obvious counterfeits sell for big bucks

When you see a 2000 Sacagawea struck with cent dies selling for $35,000 at auction, that’s only going to help bring error coins to the attention
Jon Sullivan
Jul 21
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Obvious counterfeits sell for big bucks

I don't know why folks would pay so much for a pair of coins struck by counterfeit dies: Interesting USA Error 2 - 1999 P Dime doublestruck over 1981 Quarter
dermestid
Jul 20
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Re: Article on nickel struck-thru and sever...

I know of a number of coins torn apart when a feeder was struck into them. Your Sac dollar is one of them. These would fall into the same general category,
dermestid
Jul 20
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Re: Article on nickel struck-thru and severed by foreign object now

I thought this was an interesting article. There really aren’t hardly any coins known which were severed in half during the strike (with the exception of
Jon Sullivan
Jul 20
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Article on nickel struck-thru and severed by foreign object now onli

One of Jon Sullivan's discoveries. He was perceptive enough to recognize its true nature when he encountered it at a coin show. It was reportedly shaken out
dermestid
Jul 19
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Article on off-center strikes and broadstrikes now online

Part of my once-a-month "basics" series: Broadstrike or off-center strike?: Collectors' Clearinghouse
dermestid
Jul 19
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Article on partial counterbrockage now online

Here's the Coin World column pertaining to the Mexico 50 centavos with the recessed partial counterbrockage that escaped erasure during the second strike:
dermestid
Jul 19
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Re: Elliptical strike clip (tensile type)

It looks like it might possibly be an elliptical strike clip. I just listed a proof Kennedy half on my website which shows about this much design, has a mirror
Jon Sullivan
Jul 18
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Elliptical strike clip (tensile type)

Although it's described as a struck fragment, this is clearly the detached tongue of an off-center uniface strike: 1983 Lincoln Cent Struck on Fragment Mint
dermestid
Jul 18
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Re: 25c/5c double denomination error of unc...

There seem to be a good number of fake state quarters on struck nickels floating around, so if you see one and aren’t 100% sure it’s genuine, don’t buy
Jon Sullivan
Jul 18
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Re: 25c/5c double denomination error of unc...

Good to know. Thanks. In a message dated 7/17/2015 8:20:34 P.M. Central Daylight Time, errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com writes: Just came back
dermestid
Jul 17
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Re: 25c/5c double denomination error of unc...

Just came back from the Whitman Baltimore show and saw a Vermont quarter struck on a struck Jefferson nickel that looked very much like this one. Individual
jameszimmerman0610
Jul 17
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Re: 25c/5c double denomination error of unc...

As Jon already said, this piece is undoubtedly counterfeit for the overstrike....... It'll be interesting to see how/if the winner gets his money back after
fred_weinberg
Jul 6
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Re: 25c/5c double denomination error of unc...

Compared to other double denomination strikes that I have seen, this one is more than a bit odd. A weak strike may have happened, but the weakness could also
oldsubguru
Jul 6
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