1916 Canada 5 cent, 6 punched over 5

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paulpinto
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1916 Canada 5 cent, 6 punched over 5

Post by paulpinto » Sun Nov 20, 2022 2:50 pm

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coinguy
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Re: 1916 Canada 5 cent, 6 punched over 5

Post by coinguy » Sun Nov 20, 2022 10:16 pm

Welcome to the Forum
Where did you hear about a 6 over 5 variety?
In any case, yours is just damage to the 6 after taking a hit that damaged it.

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Re: 1916 Canada 5 cent, 6 punched over 5

Post by Bill in Burl » Mon Nov 21, 2022 7:31 am

I agree that it's just misplaced metal from a ding or whack. Not from the mint.
Bill in Burl

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Re: 1916 Canada 5 cent, 6 punched over 5

Post by paulpinto » Mon Nov 21, 2022 11:18 am

Thank you for the input, that’s what I figured damage. Thank you!

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