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Are minor die errors worth anything ?

I have found some 2022 Sally Ride quarters with some errors..magnification is needed but they are def die errors...Thanks...https://www.ebay.com/itm/134086539569

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  • JBKJBK Posts: 14,211 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited April 16, 2022 11:06AM Answer ✓

    Very minor die chips. They're worth what someone is willing to pay. I don't think experienced collectors would pay a premium but newer collectors might.

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,709 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The selling costs involved would probably exceed any premium you could get. To bring significant premiums "errors" need to have a real WOW! factor. The minor "errors" don't have it.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • TurtleCatTurtleCat Posts: 4,583 ✭✭✭✭✭

    For me, no minor die errors and/or varieties are worth a premium. They might be interesting to find but they don't carry any real value in and of themselves.

  • BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,019 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not much as far I'm concerned. There seems to be fascination with doubled dies these days, not matter how minor. If you need a 10X glass to see it, it's not worth anything to me.

    I have been preparing a presentation for my local club that covers the cents and nickels of World War II. When I covered the 1943 over 2 nickel, I was surprised to see Heritage list it as a "doubled die" in their auction lot description. I suppose it is, but the overdate is much more interesting to me.

    Retired dealer and avid collector of U.S. type coins, 19th century presidential campaign medalets and selected medals. In recent years I have been working on a set of British coins - at least one coin from each king or queen who issued pieces that are collectible. I am also collecting at least one coin for each Roman emperor from Julius Caesar to ... ?


  • Ok...Thank you both for your insights ! I appreciate you taking the time !!!

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I agree with the above inputs - just to add to the consensus. Minor die chips are interesting, and if I find one, I will keep it. However, I would not get it slabbed, just add to my collection in a flip and a note. Cheers, RickO

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