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2022 D Jefferson Nickel - weird nickel thing #2

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  • 2022 D Jefferson Nickel - weird nickel thing #2

    Hi All. I found this roll hunting and there are maybe 10 more like it in the roll. These areas are raised, just two on the obverse as shown. Just mysterious to me, especially since there are multiples of same. So it must be on the die? Is that correct thinking? Any thoughts are welcome.
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    Yes, more than likely a die gouge. It's life expectancy on the number of coins it could be seen on is hard to determine. It could be thousands to hundreds of thousands. Depends if it is removed by wear and tear or maintenance. It also depends if it is pretty well protected and unnoticed.
    Gary Kozera
    CONECA State Representative for Virginia
    Website: http://www.minterrors.org

    Unsure if it is mechanical/machine/strike doubling or damage? I suggest reading this post below !
    Updated as of May 4th 2022 !
    https://minterrors.org/what-is-machi...anical-damage/

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      Ok thank you MintErrors. Appreciate the clarification

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