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Is this coin worth a premium as an error?

Do you folks think this coin is worth a premium?
I see one seller on ebay with some incredible errors. He has one similar perhaps a bit more dramatic for $3300. I don't know myself but I have no doubt some of you guys will.

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,943 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No

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    davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,853 ✭✭✭✭✭

    with the fuzzy pic, I do not see an obvious error - is it rotated die medallic alignment?

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    MarkKelleyMarkKelley Posts: 1,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I see no error. What do you think it is?

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I see no error... just PMD and wear. Cheers, RickO

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    gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,428 ✭✭✭✭✭

    OP might be referring to a misaligned die.
    Slight misaligned die is probably not worth a premium.

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    PizzamanPizzaman Posts: 226 ✭✭✭

    Oh, I get it. This is a guess-the-error game.

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    BroadstruckBroadstruck Posts: 30,497 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Maybe the seller was looking for $33.00 and accidentally added 2 more zeros? :*

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    1madman1madman Posts: 1,295 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If the coin actually had an error, then yes it would be worth some sort of premium. That coin in the picture appears to be normal (and rather ugly imo)

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    291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,942 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There is nothing there that would command a premium from any sensible collector. However, there seem to be quite a few collectors with more money than sense these days so, who knows?

    All glory is fleeting.
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    TomBTomB Posts: 20,732 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What is the error you believe you see? In the future, you will get far more informative responses if you don't make your readers guess what you are thinking.

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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,820 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm not seeing an error, but maybe you could guide us to a particular spot on the coin.

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,512 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Broadstruck said:
    Maybe the seller was looking for $33.00 and accidentally added 2 more zeros? :*

    It's happened before, fwiw

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,943 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MarkKelley said:
    I see no error. What do you think it is?

    @1madman said:
    If the coin actually had an error, then yes it would be worth some sort of premium. That coin in the picture appears to be normal (and rather ugly imo)

    @Jimnight said:
    I'm not seeing an error, but maybe you could guide us to a particular spot on the coin.

    @davewesen said:
    with the fuzzy pic, I do not see an obvious error - is it rotated die medallic alignment?

    MAD

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    Thank you for answering my question. I appreciate your help in not making mistakes that could be expensive.
    A seller has one on ebay that is a bit more dramatic and was curious if this would compare. I posted this this morning before heading out to work and was not able to respond until now. I'll pass on the coin in question.
    Ebay item number is 255417974874

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    lermishlermish Posts: 1,946 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @jmlanzaf said:

    @MarkKelley said:
    I see no error. What do you think it is?

    @1madman said:
    If the coin actually had an error, then yes it would be worth some sort of premium. That coin in the picture appears to be normal (and rather ugly imo)

    @Jimnight said:
    I'm not seeing an error, but maybe you could guide us to a particular spot on the coin.

    @davewesen said:
    with the fuzzy pic, I do not see an obvious error - is it rotated die medallic alignment?

    MAD

    Not only is that hilarious I can't wait to see the reactions after OP posted an eBay coin that has nothing whatsoever to do the OP coin :D

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,943 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MarkKelley said:
    I see no error. What do you think it is?

    @1madman said:
    If the coin actually had an error, then yes it would be worth some sort of premium. That coin in the picture appears to be normal (and rather ugly imo)

    @Jimnight said:
    I'm not seeing an error, but maybe you could guide us to a particular spot on the coin.

    @davewesen said:
    with the fuzzy pic, I do not see an obvious error - is it rotated die medallic alignment?

    MAD> @Watchtower said:

    Thank you for answering my question. I appreciate your help in not making mistakes that could be expensive.
    A seller has one on ebay that is a bit more dramatic and was curious if this would compare. I posted this this morning before heading out to work and was not able to respond until now. I'll pass on the coin in question.
    Ebay item number is 255417974874

    That's not the same "error". A misaligned die is different than an off center strike. And a less than 5% example of either will rarely command a premium.

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    jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,943 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @lermish said:

    @jmlanzaf said:

    @MarkKelley said:
    I see no error. What do you think it is?

    @1madman said:
    If the coin actually had an error, then yes it would be worth some sort of premium. That coin in the picture appears to be normal (and rather ugly imo)

    @Jimnight said:
    I'm not seeing an error, but maybe you could guide us to a particular spot on the coin.

    @davewesen said:
    with the fuzzy pic, I do not see an obvious error - is it rotated die medallic alignment?

    MAD

    Not only is that hilarious I can't wait to see the reactions after OP posted an eBay coin that has nothing whatsoever to do the OP coin :D

    Quite. The ebay coin is an off center strike rather than a MAD.

    But this is a worthwhile thread.

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    I'm learning that's all I can say. I now know what I didn't know and I appreciate it very much.

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    lermishlermish Posts: 1,946 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Watchtower said:
    I'm learning that's all I can say. I now know what I didn't know and I appreciate it very much.

    I'm laughing at the reactions, not you. @jmlanzaf called it out perfectly.

    In the future, best practice is to ask if the board sees something specific or if you are recognizing something correctly rather than making people guess.

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    yosclimberyosclimber Posts: 4,596 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 9, 2023 4:16PM

    The above item number is for a 15% off center seated quarter.
    This is the 10% off center 1861 half dime:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/295327152482

    I agree the slightly off center / misaligned dies 1857 half dime is not worth a premium.

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    No problem I will do that in the future. Again I appreciate everyone's responses. I learn a little bit each day.

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    Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,673 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I just checked my Magic 8 ball and it said, "Outlook fuzzy check back later"

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