1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

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mr_smith
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1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

Post by mr_smith » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:27 pm

Is this a mint error or something done to the coin after the fact?
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troubadour
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Re: 1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

Post by troubadour » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:41 pm

Post-mint damage

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Re: 1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

Post by Bill in Burl » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:55 pm

Post-mint damage
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Re: 1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

Post by mr_smith » Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:45 pm

Why do you think it is post product damage? With the left side of the A deformed, I would have thought it was a mint error

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Re: 1941 5C deformed letters in CANADA

Post by Bill in Burl » Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:33 pm

Something struck the coin and displaced the metal. The same whack hit both the D & the A.
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