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I recently came across a 2005 Kansas state quarter that has the buffalo/bison and sunflower on both sides of the coin.  Could you tell me anything about this coin.  Was it a minting error?


You have what's known as a magician's coin -- a manufactured novelty item made by altering two regular coins and gluing the pieces together.  This was not done at the mint.

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Value is a couple dollars.

I hope this helps,


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