Info? 1949 Jefferson nickel
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Welcome to the Chat Board Amee-

Not sure what you want to know but all I see is a well worn Nickel that looks like it may have seen some time buried in the ground.

There were over 60 Million minted so they are not hard to find unless in the higher MS grades.

If there is something specific you want to know, please ask.

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What extra MM ? 

Aimee, as a coin is only considered an error if it happens during the actual striking of the coin, there are a limited number of things that can happen. Anything that happens to a coin (and there are countless number of things) after it leaves the striking chamber is considered damage. If you want to learn what true errors are, I suggest you read one of the several web sites on the subject. Here is one that I refer to frequently. error-ref.com

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27 minutes ago, Aimee Smart said:

I am reading that this is a known error on 1949 d/s nickel.

The Nickle in the pictures you posted does not appear to be 1949 D/S. It looks more like a 1949 P since it has no mint mark. It does not look like it was struck on a Penny planchet. (is what I think you are referring to when you say double denomination). It is thinner because environmental damage has removed the Nickle from the coin. This coin was probably found buried. 

I lost my chain of thought and probably make no sense now :D

 

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I don't know how you can read that as a 1949 D/S Nickel when you can't even see the MM if it even has one. There is so much damage in that area it is impossible to make out what is or isn't there. Here is a photo of the D/S MM to show you what it is supposed to look like.

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My coin actually appears to be gold on obverse. On front appears to be 3 stars by top left of head. 2 mint marks I believe? I will put new hopefully better photos.

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Aimee-

Your seeing something that is not there. What you describe is impossible to happen during the striking of the coin. please read this that I just posted  to another member who is asking the same basic question.

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Remember, it is only an error if it happens during the striking of the coin, anything that happens after that is just damage so whenever you see a coin with dings, gouges, scratches, flattened letters, misshapen letters or what appears to be extra numbers or letters etc. is probably just damage. There is no harm in collecting damaged coins, it's just that in most cases they are only worth face value.

 

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