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I have a 2001new York state quarter with possible errors Can anybody help me identify these errors. Date on reverse is wrong....word freedom is misspelled gateway is misspelled got alot going on in reverse and obverse https://photos.app.goo.gl/6HsSkZy7JgnNCzNu8
Hello group, I'm new. Thanks in advance for the help! I'm an amateur collector, lots of coins and books but not many with real numismatic value. In 1983 I purchased a sealed bag of 90% silver quarters, $500 face value. The cloth bag has "U.S. Bank" printed on it and what looks like a lead, crimped seal. The seal looks like it has white paint on it with 3 raised letters that are hard to make out. Looks like "NOC" or "NGC". The bank bag looked several years old when I bought it, perhaps from the 1970's. Many times I have been tempted to open it but resisted so far. My questions: Would a sealed bag from that period likely to have had the "good ones" culled out? Did banks just bag up 90% silver? Would this bag be of more value to a collector if I did not open it? To open, or not to open? That is the question. Thanks! Larry