found proof quater in my change today.

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  1. paveltul

    paveltul Member

    my first one!
     

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  3. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    Nice! Always fun! :woot:
     
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Quarter is the denomination that is most frequently misspelled on CoinTalk :woot:
    Always Quater :wideyed: (the next would be Nickle)

    Nice find! Impaired Proof
     
  5. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Maybe the OP is from the northeast?
     
  6. FBLfinder

    FBLfinder Active Member

    Then it would have been pronounced quarta.
     
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  7. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    I was thinking it was the use of sale vs. sell...... I want to sale my coin.... I see visions of masts & sails popping out and riding the high seas.
     
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  8. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    I think the most frequently misspelled is cent, often written as penny. :D
     
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  10. Granbeck

    Granbeck Member

    How did "cent" ever begin to be referred to as "penny"?
     
  11. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    I think it’s “vice job” instead of “vise job,” maybe tied with “nickle” followed closely by “there” (instead of “their”).

    Steve
     
  12. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    Penny is the word used in English for the smallest denomination coin of any country. Pfennig, cent, centavo, etc, are all pennies. It also happens to be the official name of the smallest British coin.
     
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  13. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Penny has always been accepted in US vernacular. I’ve never understood numismatists’ efforts to curtail this. We all know what is meant. Just like double die instead of doubled die. Is that correction necessary? I say no. It helps zilch in terms of relating numismatics. That is, of course, my opinion.
     
  14. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    Totally agree. I was pointing fun at all those who are so persnickety about it. That's why I had a :D after my comment.
     
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  15. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Meh, I'm willing to let that one slide as a British-ism. I reserve the right to snicker to myself, though.
     
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  16. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Oops
     
  17. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Actually I recently gave my niece a half-penny (ha'penny) since she thought the line in the song "Please Put A Penny In The Old Man's Hat" was just an abstraction.
     
  18. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

     
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  19. MisterWD

    MisterWD Supporter! Supporter

    There, their, they're.

    My favorite is "butt naked" which has been bastardized from "buck naked" as in naked as an Indian buck.
     
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  20. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    I don’t know if you watch Big Bang theory, but I’m totally Sheldon, minus the super intelligence.
     
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  21. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    No idea what you are talking about. Only think I watch is the price of PMs.
     
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