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1953 LWC - doubling on date?  
 

 
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 Posted 02/11/2018  1:41 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add twistedt to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello all,
still going through my wheaties and came across this one.

Is this true doubling of the 3 in the date or MD?

let me know what you think.





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 Posted 02/11/2018  2:00 pm  Show Profile   Check DrDon's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add DrDon to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Die deterioration! Not a variety.
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 Posted 02/11/2018  2:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree. Most often seen on the 1955 "Poorman's Double Die".
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 Posted 02/11/2018  3:28 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Officially called Die Deterioration Doubling (DDD).





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Instead of MD we should call them wigglers
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Heavy Die Deterioration Doubling from the dies being worn out. Back in the 1950's, the Mint would overworked the dies to the point were heavy die wear was present on most coins. So finding a Early Die State coin from 1953 would be very difficult because of how many coins were struck with worn out dies.
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