1939 nickel DDR Monticello?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Beardigger, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    Was going through my 30’s nickels and noticed this one. Could this be the 1939 DDR ? If so I’ll be pretty excited! Don’t know how I missed it before. May be my first genuine error coin!

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  3. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    Sure looks like it to me! I’d wait for other opinions but definitely looks like DDR. Congrats!
     
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  4. Kentucky

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  5. Beardigger

    Beardigger Well-Known Member

    Thanks for tagging Paddyman Kentucky. Going to tag

    @Kevin Mader too. Although after some more research I'm 99% sure it is the real deal! I can't believe I've had this coin for solong and never noticed. I pulled out my 30's nickels to post my 38's in another thread and decided to take another look at my 39's since I had them out and thats when I noticed this coin! LOL
     
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  6. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

  7. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Maybe its me . I'm not seeing it . Sorry guys /:(. Help me out here ?
     
  8. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

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  9. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else Supporter

    Great find. But you need to label it as a variety not an error
     
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  10. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Well-Known Member Dealer

    Second "o" in Monticello looks pretty doubled up, to me.
     
  11. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank


    Look at the last O in Monticello.

    That is the easiest PUP for me.

    And Congrats to the OP
     
  12. stldanceartist

    stldanceartist Minister of Silly Walks Supporter

    Yes, definitely the big 1939 DDR. Congratulations!

    I always enjoy finding one of these, no matter what grade. My brain looks at the LL of MONTICELLO and thinks, "Ooh, double hockey sticks!" I enjoy that it's strong enough that you can see it without a loupe. Plenty of separation in the letters.
     
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