1926 Liberty PEACE dollar with errors

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  1. TraceIzKong616

    TraceIzKong616 New Member

    1926 liberty peace dollar, , I found this coin in a casing that says err on it. The coin has some pressed edges. Ive tried googling but not enough info. The edges are cut or something but all the vertical lines are all in tact on every "dent". Anybody seen this before or know the value?
     

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  3. Blissskr

    Blissskr Well-Known Member

    That's in no way a mint error, it's post mint damage and unfortunately it pretty much renders the coin worth it's silver melt value
     
  4. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    +1
     
  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    It took some hits to the rim, including one particularly hard one. Not uncommon with larger, heavier coins like this. Somebody probably dropped it onto a hard surface like concrete at one point.
     
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  6. TraceIzKong616

    TraceIzKong616 New Member

    But all the lines are intact and show no pressure almost like it was made and then the outer "design" lines were added last. You'd think if it struck something hard enough to dent it, the lines would be smushed. But they're not. They follow the same pattern as the rest of the outer coin.
     
  7. TraceIzKong616

    TraceIzKong616 New Member

    Thanx for the info though
     
  8. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    No it is just damaged, no question.
     
  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    It's 92 years old (oops, edited 98). how many times have you ever dropped a coin?
    Now drop a really heavy coin and see what happens.

    Learn the minting process to understand what can and can't be a mint error.
    Then remember that coins go into circulation to be used as, get this ... money.

    And all other things. I used to use coins in a hammering process as it's cheaper than the blanks I had to buy .. the blanks are worthless after they get dinged/bent but the coins were still worth face value. :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2018
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  10. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Damage can be caused so many different ways.. I also agree.. not a Mint Error
     
  11. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    92 years old.
    Damage.
     
  12. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Yeah, fix your calendar. LMAO
    and I'll fix my math !!
     
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  13. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    @TraceIzKong616 If you look at the obverse (heads side) you can where the metal has been displaced over the B in LIBERTY. This was caused when the rim was dropped and dented. This could not have happened during the minting process.
     
  14. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Like everyone else stated, the pics you posted do NOT reveal it to be an error coin - it just took a hit.

    That said, you did not include a pic of the reverse (the tails, or eagle side). Perhaps someone labeled it an error because of that side. Still doubtful, but you should always include pics of ALL 3 sides (obverse, reverse & edge) of any coin you post.

    Btw, welcome to CT! Like your avatar!
     
  15. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    A heads up, @TraceIzKong616, for the future if you are looking for coins with errors: if you DID have a valuable coin and hold it like your photos are indicating, you would more than likely reduce the value. Your fingers will leave prints because of the oil; hold coins by the rim only to avoid that.

    And welcome to CT!

    Steve
     
  16. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    2024. Thanks. I'm retiring tomorrow. Couldn't get here fast enough
     
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  17. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    I fell in the tube a few years ago. Hit my head on the spicket. Bentt it almost 45 degrees. I'm ok but never drop a coin in the tub
     
  18. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Bent a tub slicker with your head?? Good heavens!!!! Were you wearing a racing helmet?
     
  19. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    151 rum. Nasty bump
     
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