CRH Nickels - very worn buffalo

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by Vince11229, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Vince11229

    Vince11229 Member

    I found this today. It’s very worn down and the year is obliterated but it appears to me that this is a type 1-raised ground. I have a Denver in similar condition where the words “five cents” are very worn. From what I’ve read about the type 2:

    “The main purpose of the redesign was to place the inscription “FIVE CENTS” within a recessed area so it would not wear away quickly in circulation”.

    It’d be cool if it was a RG cause then I’d have a 1913 RG as well as a 1913-D RG.

    Any input as always is appreciated.
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  3. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    I'm not sure what RG means, but this is a Type 1 Buffalo Nickel (aka 1913, Type 1)
  4. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    How that list of acronymns gets longer and longer...
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  5. Vince11229

    Vince11229 Member

    Thanks Seattlite. That’s what I was hoping. RG - raised ground. Cmon man!!!
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  6. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    No need to make up unnecessary acronyms for "Raised Ground", when "Type 1" already covers it.

    Very cool CRH find, BTW.
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  8. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Happy to help and sorry, but we only call them Type 1 or Type 2. If you want to make it shorter, T1 or T2.
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  9. Nice find!!! Ithis is my BUFFALO i found CRH!!!!

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  10. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Nicely done. You got one with a full date. I've only found a few.

    (Thank you for not assuming it's a key date or an error, too.) ;)
  11. Vince11229

    Vince11229 Member

    That is very nice and with a date! Great find! Thanks for sharing
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