1922 No D

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by FoundinTN, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. FoundinTN

    FoundinTN Big AM

    I just pulled this out of a bank roll. There are no remnants of a D anywhere that I can see,so I ruled it out as a weak D. Idk if the reverse is a strong or weak strike,but,going by the stems of the wheat stalks,it looks alot better than the weak reverse examples i have looked at.
    I know there are alot of fakes of this coin,with that being said,what are your opinions? Real? Fake? Strong or weak reverse?

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  3. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Aug 19, 2019
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  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Yeah, that rear rim's not good at all.
  6. FoundinTN

    FoundinTN Big AM

    Looks sketchy doesnt it,haha.
    @thomas mozzillo thank you for all the info,much appreciated.
    Idk what to do with it tbh,I am in no position to tell what it is,I may have to send it off to get authenticated if it is even worth doing that.
  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I see a D.. In the word GOD ;)
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  8. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    I hope that it is real.

    Good luck
  9. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    I also agree that it's a fake.
  10. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    The reverse looks like a poorly done magician's coin, but the obverse looks good (ignoring the scratches). Why would someone try to replace the reverse with a poor example that looks much worse than the front. The Chinese fakes are way better than this. I, too, am waiting for the experts to chime in.

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  11. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    The date is so strong. They never look that prominent.
    Especially when you consider the condition of the rest of the coin.
    The wear would be more even and the date would be affected.
    My first instinct was fake, but I don't know. That color is wrong.
    If it is real, I would say the D has been removed.
    Something looks wrong.
    Here is my coin just to compare color and authenticity:
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  12. FoundinTN

    FoundinTN Big AM

    Here are more photos if it helps any.
    20190820_140023.jpg 20190820_140157.jpg 20190820_140135.jpg 20190820_140215.jpg 20190820_140253.jpg
  13. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Counterfeit, imo
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  14. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    The 1922 no D is not an error, it's a variety.
  15. FoundinTN

    FoundinTN Big AM

    Not having a mint mark on the coin was not intended by the mint,making it an error,imho.
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  16. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    It had a mm they all had a mm. The die was over polished and
    some coins show no D.
  17. FoundinTN

    FoundinTN Big AM

    Thanks fred,I may send it in with my next submissions just to make sure.I trust your opinion but I might as well have it looked at.
  18. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    Real bad fake.
  19. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    Exactly! Just like the 1937-D "3-legged" Buffalo Nickel. NOT AN ERROR. 1955 Doubled-Die Lincoln Cent... NOT AN ERROR.
  20. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    The 2s are too close and they're oriented all wrong.
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  21. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    No question fake, the digits of the date are much too strong, and the bases of the 2's are not on the same level.
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