1979 Nickel Need advise.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by 2manyhobbies, Jul 18, 2019.

  1. 2manyhobbies

    2manyhobbies Active Member

    I think it's pretty clear as to the anomalies on Obverse and Reverse, But this coin is also slightly out of round in the Northeast direction. Any thoughts are appreciated! DSC01432.JPG DSC01435.JPG
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Another Damaged Nickel.
    Not a Mint Error :yack:
  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    It is out of round because someone, or thing smashed it, nothing more. All PMD.
  5. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Someone hit it with a hammer
  6. 2manyhobbies

    2manyhobbies Active Member

    Just a question, But how is the motto still visible? Obverse "BERTY" and Reverse "Cents, and Of America"
  7. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Because those design elements were raised,
    as on a normal coin. The flattening of the
    coin, depending on how or what flattened it,
    doesn't usually wipe out the flattened raised
    lettering, etc.
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