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The saying goes that mistakes are more valuable than successes. This is doubly true in coin collecting. You possess or want to buy a Morgan Silver Dollar, but something looks slightly off. How can you tell if you have a silver dollar coin error? And what's it worth? Here are some silver dollar tips on some common Morgan Dollar errors:
* Clipped planchets--coins that are incomplete because of improperly cut blanks, can sell for $45 and up according to one dealer
* Off-center strikes, priced at $500-$4000 according to one dealer
* Cracks and "cuds" where part of the design is missing, can sell for $100 and up
* Blank planchets with flat or raised edges, $400+
|Sheri Ann Richerson|