Greenstang

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    Greenstang got a reaction from Oldhoopster in 1999 New Jersey Error?   
    Sorry , just damage again.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Jfantj in 1999 New Jersey Error?   
    Sorry , just damage again.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Jfantj in 1916 penny error?   
    PMD ( Post Minting Damage)
    Jfantnj- Everything you have been posting is just circulation damage of one sort or the other.
    Things like gouges, dings, scratches, broken letters, worn letters etc. are nearly always damage. It is only an error if it happens during the actual striking of the coin. Instead of looking at everything as an error, look at it as damage and then ask yourself is it possible for this to happen when being struck. Most of the time the answer will be no.  Look up one of the several websites on what an actual error is and you will see the difference. One that I use is  “error-ref.com”  It’s a lot of reading but also a lot of information.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from bsshog40 in 1955 Penny Error?   
    It’s a Die Chip, called a BIE because it looks like an I between the B and E.
    No extra value.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Jfantj in 1924 Penny Errors???   
    Not considered an error. No extra value.
     
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in Newbie   
    Hello "Newbie"
    Welcome to the Forum.
    There are many knowledgeable members here who can help with any questions you may have.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from l.cutler in Error or damaged?   
    It is damage. It is not always necessary to know how it happened for unless you were there at the time, you may never know.
    What is important is to know how coins are minted and there is no way that could happen when the coin was struck so the only alternative is that it is damage.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from JKK in Error or damaged?   
    It is damage. It is not always necessary to know how it happened for unless you were there at the time, you may never know.
    What is important is to know how coins are minted and there is no way that could happen when the coin was struck so the only alternative is that it is damage.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Oldhoopster in Error or damaged?   
    It is damage. It is not always necessary to know how it happened for unless you were there at the time, you may never know.
    What is important is to know how coins are minted and there is no way that could happen when the coin was struck so the only alternative is that it is damage.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in SPECIAL PENNY??   
    Correct
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in 5 cents value...   
    I like the one where the Bison is hanging upside down like a Sloth
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in 5 cents value...   
    All just common circulated nickels worth five cents each.
    They would have to grade high MS to have any value.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from GoldFinger1969 in Mint Error News Magazine SPECIAL EDITION Now Online!   
    Ya
    I'm pretty good at picking up on things like that. Caught on right away. 
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in 2009-D Early Childhood Satin Finish Penny   
    Hard to grade from those pictures but the value in that condition would be 1 cent. There were 150 million produced and even in uncirculated condition they are only worth a couple of dollars
     
    Just Bob beat me by seconds. (gonna have to learn how to type faster, still using two fingers)
    Glad we both have the same opinion
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    Greenstang got a reaction from bsshog40 in 2009-D Early Childhood Satin Finish Penny   
    Hard to grade from those pictures but the value in that condition would be 1 cent. There were 150 million produced and even in uncirculated condition they are only worth a couple of dollars
     
    Just Bob beat me by seconds. (gonna have to learn how to type faster, still using two fingers)
    Glad we both have the same opinion
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    Greenstang got a reaction from proud potato in hi how can i tell if a coin is counterfit   
    One thing that you can do is compare the photo of the coin you are interested in with that of a known genuine coin and look for minute differences. 
    Sometimes the difference in weight can tell you.
    Look at the seller, is he reputable? Is he selling a high value coin for a low price?
    Basically there is a lot of studying that goes into identifying a counterfeit, especially with the new technology the counterfeiters have come up with.
    You can always post a photo of the coin on this forum and someone should be able to help you identify whether it is genuine or not.
     
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    Greenstang got a reaction from ronnie stein in hi how can i tell if a coin is counterfit   
    One thing that you can do is compare the photo of the coin you are interested in with that of a known genuine coin and look for minute differences. 
    Sometimes the difference in weight can tell you.
    Look at the seller, is he reputable? Is he selling a high value coin for a low price?
    Basically there is a lot of studying that goes into identifying a counterfeit, especially with the new technology the counterfeiters have come up with.
    You can always post a photo of the coin on this forum and someone should be able to help you identify whether it is genuine or not.
     
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Mr.Bill347 in Lincoln cent 1909 S vdb question   
    Please show both sides of the coin properly oriented and cropped and we will will be able to help you.
    Can't say anything about the Obverse without a photo.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Follis in 3 1943 wheat pennies   
    The mint produced over 1 BILLION steel plated with zinc coins in 1943 in an effort to save copper
    during the second world war so they are not scarce. The no mint means it was struck at the Philadelphia mint
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Lem E in 3 1943 wheat pennies   
    The mint produced over 1 BILLION steel plated with zinc coins in 1943 in an effort to save copper
    during the second world war so they are not scarce. The no mint means it was struck at the Philadelphia mint
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    Greenstang got a reaction from comicdonna in 3 1943 wheat pennies   
    The mint produced over 1 BILLION steel plated with zinc coins in 1943 in an effort to save copper
    during the second world war so they are not scarce. The no mint means it was struck at the Philadelphia mint
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Modwriter in 3 1943 wheat pennies   
    The mint produced over 1 BILLION steel plated with zinc coins in 1943 in an effort to save copper
    during the second world war so they are not scarce. The no mint means it was struck at the Philadelphia mint
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Mr.Bill347 in 1943 D Jefferson nickel. Good steps? Do you see 6?   
    Pictures are a little out of focus but they don’t look like full steps.
    Also to be certified as full steps, it has to be in MS condition.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Ray, USMC in 1974 DDR lincoln penny ??   
    Welcome to the NGC Forum
    As stated, a classic case of Machine Doubling which is known as a worthless Doubling.
    Very nice pictures for your first post but in the future, please include a complete photo of both sides of the coin with your post.
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    Greenstang got a reaction from Ray, USMC in 1943 Jefferson Nickel FS with Die Crack on rev and obv.   
    Welcome to the Forum
    I see two photos of the crack on the Reverse but there is no photo of the Obverse
    Nice pictures but could you also include a complete photo of both sides, this should be done with every new post.
    Thanks for the new photos