Off-Center Strike

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Collecting Nut, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A very nice off center strike on a 1989 clad quarter. Nothing to retire on but then, I'm already retired. Lol. A plain and simple mint error that's goes for $10.00 to $15.00.
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Nice did you find it in a roll or in change?
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Nice !! Nice pics
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Bought it along with two others. One of them is a tougher date and worth double.
  6. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Supporter! Supporter

    Is that fully in the collar? Can’t see side #3
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  7. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Nice error. I am thinking it is around 15% off-center. Here is a similar off-center in my collection.
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  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Nut, I'm going to say it is a Broadstrike.. But that's just my opinion :rolleyes:
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  9. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    I was thinking broadstrike too. Look at the way the lettering on the lower reverse stretches out. retaining collar
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  10. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    I had to google to learn the difference just now. Is this statement true then:
    All Broadstrikes are off-center strikes but not all off-center strikes are Broadstrikes.
  11. Bambam8778

    Bambam8778 Well-Known Member

    Nice quarter for your error collection, any way you look at it!
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  12. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I purchased this from a reputable dealer and they called it an off center strike. Can you please explain why?
  13. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I also have purchased from reputable dealers. There have been mistakes made and they actually have admitted to them. I'm not going to mention who but it has occurred.

    Well it's just my opinion that it is Broadstruck but that's considered and Off-Center also. Let's just leave it as is.
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  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Thanks Paddy and I appreciate that. I'm posting another just like it. Lol
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  15. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    I would classify it as an off-center because part of the design IS off the planchet. Not much just the tops of the T's in STATES but they are missing.
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  16. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Supporter! Supporter

    Still looking for edge pictures
  17. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I have the coin packed away somewhere but I can't locate it. :(
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