What do you think about these, please...

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by caristeele, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. caristeele

    caristeele Member

    Hi All,

    Can I get some advice on the following nickels, I love the detail they are still showing. Thanks in advance for any input :)

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  3. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    I was born in 1947. I still have the hospital bill stored somewhere. It was about $80. Unfortunately, the combined value of both of your circulated coins is nowhere near that.

  4. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    what advice are you looking for ?

    I see one dirty nickel, and one cleaner nickel.
    Nothing special other than they are older nickels .. although I'm no nickel expert.
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  5. ken454

    ken454 Well-Known Member

    good starts for a nickel coin folder....
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  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    5C + 5C + 5C + 5C = 20 Cents
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  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    On any given day they be worth $.20. Well $.20 total.
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  8. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    1947 S: Well, the San Fran. Mint produced almost 25 million. Although yours is in nice condition for a circulated coin, if in XF condition (which yours does not appear to be) it's worth less than $1.

    1959: the Phila. Mint produced just over 28 million. The same applies. Now, if it were fully struck, with 5-full steps, you might really have something of value.

    Both coins would be nice to possess, but not valuable. :happy:

    Keep up the hunt. Use these to start a $.05 coin book!
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  9. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    There are only 2 coins (duplicate pics!)
  10. Mkman123

    Mkman123 Well-Known Member

    OP please understand that just because a coin is old doesn't mean its worth a lot. These nickels are worth face value each, nothing special about them
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  11. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Ha.. You're right! :hilarious:
    Fooled me!
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  12. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I stand corrected, $.10 total. I sure missed that! Thanks
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  13. caristeele

    caristeele Member

    Thanks so much for the replies, I will start a nickel book :)
  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Sounds like s great idea.
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  15. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Member

    I, too, was born in 1947 in Aiea Heights, Honolulu, Hawaii. My father was in the Navy during WW II..a submariner. Anyway, I like to collect 1947 dated coins, but I only trade or buy pristine coins. I even have some from NGC and PCGS. It's a lot of fun to collect a specific date, but at some time, I'll have to quit. Best of luck.
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  16. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Here is my favorite foreign coin from my birth year.
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