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1972 LMC with extra piece of column?

 
 
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 Posted 03/12/2018  8:58 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Ilikeabecoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi all
I was looking at this coin for the DDO die markers when I noticed something that looks like a little piece of an extra column in bay 4.

I'm not sure if it is a DDO because I couldn't locate any markers for sure (it's kind of dirty). Could you check out these pics and see what you think?

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 Posted 03/12/2018  9:50 pm  Show Profile   Check Tanman2001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Tanman2001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
We had a similar question a few days ago:
http://goccf.com/t/313535

These extra columns were part of the design to create a 3D effect. It is not a doubled die. All Lincoln Memorial cents should have these extra columns.
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 Posted 03/12/2018  11:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ilikeabecoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I saw that post earlier. That's not what I am referring to. There is a small extra piece of something (that looks like it could be column) at the bottom of bay 4 slanted NW to SE.


Did you see any doubling on the obverse?

Thanks for checking for me. I really appreciate your time.
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 Posted 03/12/2018  11:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
MDD if any on obverse on the B in LIB N of IN but noting else. That's a "innie" damage. Think coin surface on the DIE, that would have to be material INSIDE the device to make those marks.
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 Posted 03/13/2018  12:04 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, normal. Get that microscope away from..........
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 Posted 03/13/2018  3:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ilikeabecoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The bays in the memorial are incused on the face of the coin, so they would be raised areas on the die. Correct so far?

So to make a raised area in the bay there would have to be an incused area on that particular part of the die. Correct so far?

So something, at some point, made an impression into the reverse die where the area is for bay 4. Right?
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 Posted 03/13/2018  4:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coppergold to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like a die gouge to me. Just my opinion. Looks like itís too far away for it to be Lincolnís legs.
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 Posted 03/13/2018  5:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ilikeabecoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Coppergold. I don't think they are legs either. They are raisedareas though.
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