I've never dealt with old proofs, but I know on the Lincolns the rim is sharp, not round and mushy. The same may be true with buffs, I'm sure...
As mentioned, nickels aren't plated. They can have improper mixtures like woody Lincolns, but my guess is wear(also mentioned before) removing...
You can get microscopes with camera attachments. Might be one available for your scope.
Other than that I have no clue
It probably has to do with money laundering. Might have to Google finCEN and see if it mentions anything. On my phone so I can't at the moment
Ahh, so that's probably what happened. Girlfriend saw it in the mail and thought I'd like it.
Back to the hoard it goes.
Yeah, I know it's fake/worthless. I just have no clue how I got it, and was wondering if that ever happened to others
Edit: and I take it I...
Anyone else ever come across a coin etc that they have no clue where they acquired it?
I know it's a tokenice, copy, or fantasy piece. My scale's...
The holidays are getting close, and I'm thinking of getting my girlfriends daughter and grandson a birth year proof set.
I'd like one...
Do you slab variety or error slabs?
Would the Chinese counterfeit slabs be magnetic?
Excel will work great if you're familiar with it. As for pictures, first learn about what coins are worth. There's no point in taking pictures of...
Just got a 1960 D dime, but alas, today will be the last day on a register. Moving to Oregon Saturday
My brother got a 1963 quarter the next night in his till
I was working the register the other day and had a customer pay with this. It didn't even touch the other coins I the till. My guess is F12.
Guess I'm behind the times on my news, sorry
With the early Zincolns you'll see that a lot. It's a break in the copper plating around the various design features. It doesn't add any value.
Zinc rot, if there's any nick or hole in the copper plating then the zinc will eventually start rotting away. Especially if it was in a cup holder...
Looks like 3 to me
Are they raised? If they are, they could be from die polishing. A woody, improper allow mixture, would not be raised or incuse.
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