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Broadstruck 1998P Jefferson Nickel has Full Steps

I had my 1998-P graded by PCGS and it came back as a Mint Error MS67 Broadstruck out of collar. It also has full steps but I didn't have it graded for Full steps. Is it possible PCGS will re-grade the Mint Error coin for Full Steps also?


  • bolivarshagnastybolivarshagnasty Posts: 7,341 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 26, 2021 5:01PM

    I don’t understand why you would want that designation on an error? Most Jeffs I have seen struck out of collar have well struck steps due to enhanced metal flow. The very reason that full step nickels are collected is because they are harder to find struck properly in collar. To answer your question, I don’t remember seeing any Jeff errors with FS designation, so likely no.
    BTW, Welcome to the forum.

  • leothelyonleothelyon Posts: 8,297 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Full steps? There isn't a full strike.......understand? Full steps is not what this coin is about. Reread the label.


    The more qualities observed in a coin, the more desirable that coin becomes!

    My Jefferson Nickel Collection

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Cecilturtle7 .... Welcome aboard. Keep the coin as is... FS is not what is important on that coin. Cheers, RickO

  • cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 9,913 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I could be wrong, but I don’t think PCGS attributes full steps on broad-struck pieces because out of collar strikes tend to be full. Similarly I don’t think they attribute FB 1945 Mercury Dimes as being such on broad strike pieces.

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