Five cent found as is.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Chr83631, Apr 14, 2024.

  1. Chr83631

    Chr83631 New Member

    Hello everyone, I have came across a five cent coin that seems to have a divit punched in it. My daughter and I were digging in back yard looking for old bottles and about 1 1/2 down she pulled up this coin. It's rough but it is still readable. The divit is smooth no jagged edges almost perfectly round. The back side has a slight bump from indentation. I tried to set a steel bb inside it and bb is to big, that was the first thing I thought, but the indentation has a small bur around edge so what ever hit it either came out with force or it was agienst something solid when struck to push bur out. Hoping for some insight and thoughts. Thanks fir your time. 20240413_214815.jpg IMG_20240413_214916_HDR.jpg 20240413_233013.jpg 20240413_232305.jpg 20240413_233108.jpg
     
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  3. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity

    What are you doing exhuming a dead nickel? That nickel was resting in peace.

    Just joking. Honestly, it could be several things, but to me, inside the hole looks like a small drill attempt of some kind…imo…Spark
     
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Put it back and go wash your hands Mister! Next time wear some gloves or you may get cut on something. (signed)- Your Mother..... lol.gif
     
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged. Someone altered the Obverse after it left the US Mint. Not a Mint Error of any kind.

    Nice silver ring you are wearing!
     
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    charley Well-Known Member

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