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2001 and 1985 LMC are they have the same type of errors?

 
 
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 Posted 05/15/2018  12:23 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Bate to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Can you guy tell me what cause this 2 LMC look like this..?

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 Posted 05/15/2018  12:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hey Bate, I think you're in reference to the UNITED STATES being affected? That is a "grease filled die strike". The dies are polished to help maintain life and use. Two things happen. The face of the die is polished down, this makes all the devices shallower. Secondly, the diamond paste polish, metal dust, and lubrication grease get pushed into then compacted into the devices. This area happens to be a candidate for a die clash. Where the dies come together without a planchet to strike, they'll imprint each other...this they polish off. Flip the coin over, see the vest opposite that area? The lines on #2 coin, are polishing lines.
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 Posted 05/15/2018  12:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bate to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
CrazybO thanks for your explanation.. I think this is "grease filled die strike". I learn another new thing..HE..he..he..
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 Posted 05/15/2018  01:05 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That area is also affected by the metal required for Lincoln's shoulder on the obverse and can create a localized weak strike.
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