1951-S Jefferson Nickel Die Crack

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Islander80-83, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    I guess they're out there. Just don't recall seeing many of these in more recent years. Mostly 40's war nickels.

    cc: @Lehigh96

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  3. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Nice photos!

    Chris
     
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  4. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    That’s a nice coin in general. Strong strike, nice luster, decent surfaces, and the die crack is very cool. I’ve never seen a crack that big on 50’s Nickel.
     
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  5. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

  6. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for that reality check and conformation. This had been in a duplicate and triplicate tube of Jefferson's, ones I've pulled from my Dansco for upgrades over the years. One of my concerns as a non-expect hobbyist, is having something, significant, rare (not that this is one) or unusual in my collection and not know it. :banghead: :happy:
     
  7. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    It happens all the time. My first 50D came as a kid and I stuck it in my earliest folder. It was GEM BU, but to me, it was shiny and stuck in the hole to fill it. It clearly was a liberated coin from someone's collection. 30 years later, I learn the 50D is the hardest one to find during a CRH event. Not even close for me...but who knew? Glad you retained it and found it again...only this time with your improved numismatic vision!
     
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  8. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Based on your photos, I would grade that coin MS64
     
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  9. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    Thanks!

    I have (what I believe) is a beautiful complete set of mint state Jefferson's, less all the varieties... Then I look at yours and reality sets in! :banghead::banghead::banghead: ;)
     
  10. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    I would be proud to have this coin in my album collection. It’s a beauty!
     
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  11. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    I like the 51-S and this is in very nice shape.
     
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