Coin and Paper Money Collecting/two dates


two dates
two dates  
The date looks like 1919 but it also looks like 1219 is this valuable?

Hi Michelle,

I see exactly what you said, it does look like 1219.

This could be caused by a few things.  One of which is that someone altered the date, at some point in time after it left the mint.  Another possibility is that there was a crack in the die at the perfect spot where the date is, making the 9 look like a 2.

I highly doubt there is any value to it, but it is a great conversation piece!

Joe Hylas

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