SBA Variety?

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  1. AZSteve

    AZSteve Active Member

    In my recent CRH I found these SBAs, one of which (on the left) looks like it might be the rarer 1979-P Wide Rim (a.k.a. Near Date), versus the more common 1979-P Narrow Rim (a.k.a. Far Date). Or is the left one just a slightly off-center strike (thicker rim at right & bottom) that's giving me an optical delusion? Opinions please ...
    1979P-SBA,near-far dateN.JPG 1979P-SBA,near dateN(2).JPG 1979P-SBA,far dateN(2).JPG
     
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    far date if it were a near date all the numbers would be touching/almost touching the rim/rim is just a little thick nothing special.
     
  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Example of a near date Screenshot_20201026-171109_Google.jpg
     
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  5. AZSteve

    AZSteve Active Member

    PD1878 - That clarifies it better than other pics I have seen - Thanks!
     
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  6. Snowman

    Snowman Senior Member

    The odds of finding a wide rim is about 1-5% which is not too bad. Or that is what I have come across. That is just for 1979 P's not all for all SBA's. Small Dollars.com stats that its 45/55% which is way too high. I have a found a few over the years of course it's harder with all the Pres and Sac's mixed in.
     
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  7. Heavymetal

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    F051E330-8190-49C0-9226-B36EE48FB1B5.jpeg 2757D391-F466-4378-BBDF-C93745A1BD69.jpeg I’ve found 2. One in change and this one CRH
    I’ve only searched 5 rolls that my local Key Bank wanted to be rid of a couple years ago
     
  8. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Only have one found it searching 5 rolls of s.b.a.d that was good enough for me havent been intreasted/searching for another ever since.
     
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