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  1. #1
    pokerbear

    Strange Nickel

    This 1964-D Jefferson Nickel has some strange things going on.

    1. It is definetly struck off center
    2. It is much shinier than any other nickel I have
    3. There is no detail in Jeffersons hair, notice the pony tail

    Anyone know anything about this error, I'd really appreciate some input as I am not a coin expert
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  2. #2
    us
    Jul 2006
    Sarasota, FL
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    Re: Strange Nickel

    There are no design elements missing, so it's not technically off-center, It has probably just gone through a washing machine or something, which would explain its appearence, and it's 40 years old, which would explain the lack of detail. I'm sorry, It's not an error.

  3. #3
    us
    Dec 2005
    Eugene, Oregon
    Fisher CZ5, White's GM VSat
    4,089
    79 times

    Re: Strange Nickel

    From the Redbook-

    "The designer's initials were added below the bust in 1966, and the dies were further remodeled to strengthen the design in 1971, 1972, 1977 and 1982."

    Would explain some of the obvious differences in the details. It is slightly off center, but this is common.

  4. #4
    pokerbear

    Re: Strange Nickel

    Bummer dude

    Thought I had something.

    Sitting on my desk mixed in with all my other coins it stands out, it looks so different than the other coins.

    Thanks for your quick help n_sandler4 and Jeffro

 

 

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