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The 1914/3-D overdate was first
reported in 2000. The overdate is barely visible and shows but a trace
of the top bar of a 3 connected to the right side of the top of the 4.
Known examples have a fine, long die crack that runs almost horizontally
from the left rim just below the outer feather, across and just to the right
of the inner feather.
Two reverse dies have been
found with overdate obverses. On one reverse, the mintmark is upright;
on the other reverse, the mintmark is tilted to the left and nearly embedded
in the C of CENTS.
The 1914/3 overdate dies from
all three Mints are believed to be from a single working hub (a hub has
raised design elements and is used to create the dies that strike the
coins). This is in contrast to the 1918/7-D Nickels, which were made by
double-hubbing a working die.
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"1914 overdates stay
elusive" by Eric von Klinger, COIN WORLD, April 26, 2004, page