check out this ebay coin

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by rascal, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

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  3. Sean the Coin Collector

    Sean the Coin Collector Active Member

    i dont particularly like them to be honest with you and funny they are both the same year too!!
     
  4. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

    I hadn't noticed that the coins were the same date. this may explain something about them.
     
  5. Bambooski

    Bambooski Obsessed YN :)

    If it is so rare then why isn't it in a holder?
     
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  6. Stevenn57

    Stevenn57 Active Member

    I've never seen one. It's looks like it spun on the die. If it's real.
     
  7. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Some of the pictures show the memorial and it looks incuse. Me thinks this some kind of a squeeze job or something?
     
  8. coingeek12

    coingeek12 Collect all the nickels!

    they both look fake, i dont know why... but something seems fishey.
     
  9. quartertapper

    quartertapper Numismatist

    My thoughts exactly! I seriously doubt it is worth anywhere near what the guy wants, if it is even real.
     
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  10. coingeek12

    coingeek12 Collect all the nickels!

    plus, it looks photoshopped to me..
     
  11. non_cents

    non_cents Well-Known Member

    Maybe a fake created using homemade dies?
     
  12. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

    I think you nailed it on the first one and the second one looks like a very obvious squeeze job.
     
  13. Joel K

    Joel K New Member

    first one seems real, but that price is pretty high. The second one seems that he did it himself.
     
  14. AWORDCREATED

    AWORDCREATED Hardly Noticeable

    Why not have them attributed, considering the asking price?
     
  15. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

    here is what a double struck coin should look like.
     

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  16. AWORDCREATED

    AWORDCREATED Hardly Noticeable

    Lets go at this another way. If these were attributed (by whoever you feel is worthy) what would they be worth?
     
  17. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

    usually around 200.00 and probably a lot more in the higher grades. just like anything else it depends on how much someone likes the coin. on ebay there is no limit to how much someone can ask and there is no listing fees now. back when I first started selling on ebay the more I asked for a item the more the listing fee was , I think it needs to go back that way to get some of the junk off there.
     
  18. AWORDCREATED

    AWORDCREATED Hardly Noticeable

    So then, in your opinion, would it be correct say the asking price is too much, maybe 10X?
     
  19. rascal

    rascal Well-Known Member

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  20. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Because it isn't real.

    Bingo! It also appears to have had one vice squeeze as well.
     
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  21. Bambooski

    Bambooski Obsessed YN :)

    Yes, I realize that.
     
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