CRH Be Aware Of This!

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Amberlarry22, May 17, 2022.

  1. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    I know I have tossed some of these back into the wild. Screenshot_20220517-081758_Gallery.jpg
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  3. dlts

    dlts Active Member

    What about this?
  4. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Says misplaced mint mark-low.
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  5. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Thrown them back to the wild? Good going Sherlock now I know you are vulnerable. Have a nice day.
  6. YankeeDime

    YankeeDime non-conformant

    Never heard of that animal before..

    I've seen the '73 and '75 misplaced mint mark (High) that were next to the last digit of the date but this is a new one to me...
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  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Never heard of this. Not a big deal to me.
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  8. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Haha. Same to u
  9. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Coin sold for quite a bit of $$
  10. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    This one is low, but without a standard to check against, I have no idea about how low it needs to be. 220517190244399.jpg
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  11. YankeeDime

    YankeeDime non-conformant

    Lol right. I made a half-hearted attempt to find some info earlier but came up empty other than a few listed for sale. Saw one listing for $5.00 and another for $4.99. Not a bad little margin for a nickel lol.

    I'll do some more poking around when I have more time and try to come up with some type of MM placement guide somewhere or something unless the OP or someone in the know can provide it?
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  12. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    Yes, I checked some sources and found nothing. Interesting for sure.
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  13. Mark68

    Mark68 Well-Known Member

    Maybe @JCro57; can give perspective. He was looking for the high mint mark a while ago.
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  14. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    I don't believe it is the 73D that has the high misplaced MM.
    The Low MM needs to be touching the Queue/ribbon in order to qualify for the low MM.

    This is the High MM it is on a 75D
    You can find it in Variety Plus.
    Cross Reference
    Fivaz-Stanton (NEW): FS-401

    The mintmark was placed far too high, nearly touching the date. Though the placement of mintmarks varied from die to die until the 1990s, this one is so far from ideal that it has attracted much interest from collectors.

    The second image shows a later die state in which a die break has formed (JNC-75D-5 in The Cud Book).

    NGC Census
  15. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Yes, you are correct. What I have in the photo is 1973 Low mint mark
  16. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    I belive the MM needs to be in the ribbon
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