Jefferson nickel no face...please help

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jiggirl, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Jiggirl

    Jiggirl New Member

    I'd like to have some information please on this Jefferson nickel. The correct term for this nickel and if I should get it graded. Thank you for your time.
     

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  3. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah send it right in. Def not an error though.
     
  4. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    Tampered with in some sort. Magician's coin?
     
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Damaged ... No
     
  6. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    Two tails coin trick possibly . here is a two head. found on ebay. or maby they double the amount.
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  7. John Burgess

    John Burgess Active Member

    its a water squirting trick/joke coin. Squirting nickel prank. See the small hole in the "o" of "OF" on the reverse? That's where the water comes out. the back side is where you squeeze to squirt it.

    Squeeze it tightly in a cup of water and release it to fill it up, then squirt someone in the eye after saying, "I found this interesting nickel in change today, can you take a look at it for me?" and hold it up to their face for a close look. LOL

    I do think this is an older version of the joke though, the reverse looks like brass, newer ones are just cheap metal or even a plastic bladder that wears out quickly.
     
  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes! That's it!
    I have seen these. I forgot about them.
     
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  9. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    I was just being sarcastic.

    I see the hole now. Fun find.
     
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  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's a trick Nickel as stated by @John Burgess. Nice find but not worth grading.

    It's been a number of years since I've seen one of these.
     
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  11. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    Wow well that's very interesting! Never even heard of these before, but it makes sense now seeing the hole in the "o"
     
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