1974 Nickel Question?

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by ILikeTurtles, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. ILikeTurtles

    ILikeTurtles New Member

    I was searching through coin rolls today when I found a 1974 Nickel. The Nickel had no mint mark on the front therefore indicating that it was from the Philly mint. The interesting thing was that when I turned the coin over it had the P mint mark like what was produced in the 40's. The P was not a raised P but was actually indented in the reverse. I have not been collecting coins for very long and therefore I don't know if this was common or not because it is the first one of it's kind that I've ever seen. p1jmZ.jpg
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  3. jloring

    jloring Senior Citizen

    Somebody stamped the "P" into your coin. Probably be the only one you'll ever see! Welcome to CT.
  4. Alex491

    Alex491 Boy Scout

    :welcome: to CT! Try to take a picture
  5. rev1774

    rev1774 Well-Known Member

    Definitely punched and welcome to CT
  6. jloring

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  7. Alex491

    Alex491 Boy Scout

    The p was punched in by someone. So it is pmd. no added value
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