AC/DC 45 Years Of Thunder Coin with possible errors

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Nathan McCarthy, Aug 7, 2019.


I think my acdc coin has errors on the corners of the coin

  1. It is an error

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  2. It's not an error

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  1. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    Hi I've never taken my 2018 ac/dc $5 nickel plated coin out of it's capsule but the corners look like this is it an error?

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Your poll makes no sense.
    It should instead state
    Yes it is an error
    No it is not an error

    You need to take it out of the capsule to get a better look.
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  4. I_like_Morgans

    I_like_Morgans New Member

    Could we get a full pic of obverse and reverse? I just hope it's not been on the Highway To Hell!
  5. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Welcome to CT. Can't really tell anything from that one photo. It looks like you took it at an angle and there is not enough of the coin showing. Always post in focus, correctly orientated, and cropped photos of the full obverse and reverse, with close ups of any areas you have questions about. And post them full size, not thumb nail.
  6. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    You can see it better in person when you look on an angle my friend is the one who told me it might be an error i am new at this and was just asking if it was possibly some kind of error coin
  7. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    Heres some more pics.

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  9. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    Yeah mate i bought it brand new from the mint last year and I've never opened the capsule it's the first ever proof coin i purchased and a friend was the one who told me it might be an error coin 15652184693362070043502.jpg 15652184693362070043502.jpg
  10. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    I think it is just the capsule, but just a guess from the picture s.
  11. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    You cant really see it on a picture its on the coin not the capsule
  12. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    One, it is not a coin, just a privately made medal. Two it appears to heve the corners "embedded" in a soft rubberish ring that act to prevent the medal from rotating in the capsule. The ring is extending up over the corner of the medal and hiding anything that may or may not be there. It also appears to be casting a reflection of the edge of the ring on the field of the medal at that point.
  13. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    How is it not a coin its a $5 coin its just made out of silver its legal tender and theres nothing in the capsule keeping the coin in place the marks are on the coin and coin only and it is a coin when i purchased it i purchased a $5 Proof COIN its legal tender i didn't buy a medal
  14. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated Supporter

    It's hard to tell from your photo but those look like scratches. If so, it's damage, not an error.

    A quick google search didn't turn up any known error varieties for that coin - but I didn't look very hard so they may exist.
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  15. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    It came from the mint like that last year i didn't really think anything about it until a friend said something about it thanks for your help
  16. Nathan McCarthy

    Nathan McCarthy New Member

    Hey mate i just opened the capsule for the first time and theres a few spots on the coin you can only see when you zoom right in i have no clue about coins I'm just trying to find out if i wasted my money or not Picture_20191009011020.jpg they look like this is the coin damaged?

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  17. rooman9

    rooman9 Lovin Shiny Things

    Looks like a finger print.
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