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1844 O Half Dime Rotated Die

 
 
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 Posted 06/05/2018  8:50 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add CoinAdvocate to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Found a rotated die 1844 O half dime today with approximately 170 degree rotation. Kind of a beat up coin but I like that it has the error. Pretty happy with the find! Would this coin even have a grade or is it corroded? Lemme know what you guys think?

Thanks everyone
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 Posted 06/05/2018  9:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well did you flip it UP - DOWN, or SIDE by SIDE like a medal?

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 Posted 06/05/2018  9:45 pm  Show Profile   Check BigSilver's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BigSilver to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a rare enough coin without the rotation. I would say - cool find, but not much added value.
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 Posted 06/05/2018  9:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinAdvocate to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I oriented my pictures straight up and down, but yes I did the flips correctly and it's just short of 180. I've seen the chart you've offered others Mark and I'm waiting for access to the printer to give you all an exact number. Nonetheless it is about 170.
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I oriented my pictures straight up and down, but yes I did the flips correctly and it's just short of 180.


Wow! Then good!
Completed the Dansco 8166 Album
(1964-2011) Kennedy half w/Proofs on Dec 3rd.

Now working on the Dansco 8167 Album
(2012-Date) Kennedy half w/Proofs.
27pcs, of 28, so far

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 Posted 06/06/2018  10:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The 1844 O is, I believe, USUALLY seen with this rotation. On the other hand it is a nice semi-key date. (in a series with a lot of key dates)
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 Posted 06/06/2018  8:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinAdvocate to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Official measurement: ~172 degrees!
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 Posted 06/22/2018  12:53 am  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice find and congratulations! Those half dimes are very rare to find. It's a keeper.
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Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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1973 D Lincoln Memorial cent With Recurring Die Subsidence Error Information. http://goccf.com/t/304624
Machine Doubling tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
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