1953 Nickel

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ghoglund
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1953 Nickel

Post by ghoglund » Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:27 pm

Please provide any information on the attached photos of 1953 nickel, i don't understand the difference of far and near, small spot on front missing plating and 2 areas on rear missing plating. Any value?
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Bond632
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Re: 1953 Nickel

Post by Bond632 » Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:43 pm

This site has pictures in the coin section under 1953 five cents that will explain it for you. I would say SF Near, unsure if it is missing plating or just worn off. The scratches will take away from the value.

coinguy
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Re: 1953 Nickel

Post by coinguy » Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:28 pm

Welcome to Coins and Canada
In the future, please crop your photos to enlarge them , we don't need to see all that background. When pictures are that small, it is hard to see the detail.
From what I can see, it looks like a SF Near variety.
In that condition with the missing plating and scratches, it would not be worth much, maybe 25 cents if you can find someone to buy it. That is a common variety and there are just too many out there in better condition.

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