Thar She Blows!

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by JCro57, May 8, 2021.

  1. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    A nice ragged fissure (a.k.a. blow hole) error. The reverse is S C A R Y ! !

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  3. William F

    William F Well-Known Member

    Cripes!! That is so cool!:)
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  4. YankeeDime

    YankeeDime Active Member

    Didn't even know that was a thing. That's pretty cool.
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

  6. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    Very beautiful and interesting coin! How did it happen and how rare is that to occur?
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  7. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Supporter! Supporter

    That's some awesome error.
  8. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    I jumped when I saw the reverse, even though you warned us.
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  9. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

  10. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else Supporter

    That is a beauty.
    Ragged Perforations (a.k.a. “Blow Holes”)
    Definition: A planchet defect in the form of a ragged hole. Such perforations typically develop as the coin metal strip is rolled out. Tensile stresses tear apart areas of the strip that are abnormally stiff and brittle.

    Ragged Perforations - –
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  11. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    A perfect case of heterogeneity. The planchets must have come from China. :)
  12. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

  13. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

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  14. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    Sure just go around back and ask for Wally
  15. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    From experience, i gather?
  16. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I'll never tell:eek:
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  17. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

  18. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    It's AT, it won't grade. :D
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  19. AidenAlexander

    AidenAlexander Supporter! Supporter

    Nice coin! Did you buy it or find it CRH if you don’t mind me asking?
  20. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Pretty cool.
  21. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    Friend sold it to me
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