1937 Three Legged Buffalo?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Matthew Kruse, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    This might be a dumb question, but does this look like a 1937 three legged buffalo to anyone? It very well could just be the usual wear, but I just want to be sure that it’s not something special.

    Thanks!

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  3. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Ͳìɾҽժղҽʂʂ Ͳąҟҽղ ටѵҽɾ

    No... sorry... not three legged
     
  4. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    Okay, thanks. I had a feeling it wasn’t haha.
     
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  5. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Did the San Francisco Mint make a 3-legger?
     
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  6. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Ͳìɾҽժղҽʂʂ Ͳąҟҽղ ටѵҽɾ

    Idk... I assume not if you’re asking the question as a trick question... if you really don’t know I couldn’t tell you... I haven’t been collecting long enough to know
     
  7. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    If you can see the fourth leg... it isn't a 3 leg.
     
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  8. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I clearly see all 4 legs
     
  10. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector Supporter

    I see all four.
     
  11. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator Supporter

    There is a long thread and discussion on CT about them. Out of 22 unslabbed on eBay in one month several years ago , not a single one I could see was real.
    Jim

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  12. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Not to my knowledge. There are 3 ½ leg Buffalos (1913 Type I, 1926 D, 1927 D, 1936 D) and just a 3 leg Buffalo, 1937 D. There are many that someone has "doctored" a coin by removing part of the leg, but if you know what to look for, they shouldn't fool you.
     
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