How to tell difference between 1882 Shield Nickel Business and Proof Strikes

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  1. Kevin Farley

    Kevin Farley Active Member

    Any info would be appreciated
     

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  3. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random guy on the internet

    I’m hardly an expert in classic proofs, but it looks like an EDS business strike to me
     
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

  5. Kevin Farley

    Kevin Farley Active Member

    I think I see a flat rim with a squared edge but i have a hard time telling if that's the case it's in or something. Other examples I saw online had an edge like that, and some didn't but I thought maybe it had been cropped out of the picture or something? Anyway, appreciate the info
     
  6. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    This is a proof. Note the difference in details of the arrow feathers.
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  7. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Clearly not a proof
     
  8. Kevin Farley

    Kevin Farley Active Member

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