Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by LostDutchman, Aug 8, 2012.
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To comment, that is just crazy, I really have to wonder how that left the mint.
Also I'll say it before anyone else, PMD
That's crazy! What if that had managed to get into circulation? Someone would get a pretty big surprise if they got that back in change.
Yeah the surprise would be tetanus.
Well they got ripped off with that roll. The article says it weighs 105 grams which works out to about 33 cents. So they only got 18 cents worth of coins for their 50 cents.:rollling:
I counted the rings like a tree and came up with 28 coins
Think of a coin that sticks to the upper die... and as more blanks are fed in, they start building up around the die, finally breaking off which results in the weird shape you see above. Here's another example:
That was the era of coin smuggling at the US mint.
problems on the starship enterprise.
Okay thank you. That is a pretty cool error.
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