is this 1946 nickel a error.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by coinman2, Oct 19, 2019.

  1. coinman2

    coinman2 Active Member

    I found it when I was coin roll hunting.and possible die crack on reverse.

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  3. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    Looks like a lamination error with the planchette.
  4. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    That would be a Lamination error and not a die crack. Nice find.
    Lamination on both side is a cool bonus. Not seen very often.
  5. coinman2

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  6. coinman2

    coinman2 Active Member

    It also kinda looks silver to me
  7. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    Cu-Ni can look that way sometimes. Have you checked it's weight?
  8. coinman2

    coinman2 Active Member

    its 4.8g
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  9. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Going to say no on the silver.
    But my first thought was that the piece on the obverse has been removed,
    either naturally or on purpose, so delamination.
    And then the reverse was either a planchet flaw or a lamination.
    I agree this is an error.
  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's a detached lamination error. Nice find.
  11. coinman2

    coinman2 Active Member

    thank you very much
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