1944 No P Famous Henning Nickel

For Sale is a Famous 1944 No P Henning Nickel.
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"Henning" nickels are one of the strangest US coins. In 1954 a New Jersey man named Francis L. Henning produced half a million of these US nickels. That in itself was bizarre because the cost of producing such a low-denomination coin would eat up most of the "profit" that could be made by passing them, and in addition spending that many nickels would be sure to attract attention. But Henning made yet another mistake because many of his coins mated the reverse of a standard nickel with the obverse of a 1944 "war nickel". Genuine 1944 nickels are instantly recognizable because they're made of a silver alloy and have a large mint mark over the dome of Monticello, but Henning's had neither. Despite the obvious, Henning somehow managed to put about 100,000 of his coins into circulation before being found out. The rest were dumped into rivers and streams, and only a small fraction were ever recovered.

For Sale is a Famous 1944 No P Henning Nickel.
Low starting price. Very Scarce and seldom offered for sale. Free Shipping!
Has diagnostic mark in leg of "R" of Pluribus to confirm specimen.
"Henning" nickels are one of the strangest US coins. In 1954 a New Jersey man named Francis L. Henning

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