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 Posted 06/13/2018  9:14 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Found today not sure what it is









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 Posted 06/13/2018  9:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's PMD.
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 Posted 06/13/2018  9:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I wasn't. Sure it's thin and the metal fold over lettering on back
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 Posted 06/13/2018  9:44 pm  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
It's Post Strike Damage (happened after it left the U.S. Mint). It's been heavily scratched.
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More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I see where it looks scratched but the edges are all folded and the letters that are not scratched are deformed to me
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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:22 pm  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
It's still Post Strike Damage. A damaged coin is still a damaged coin. Nothing will change it.
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More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for helping
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 Posted 06/14/2018  12:25 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It resembles a parking lot coin except that some of the markings, such as the scratches on Washington's bust, seem intentional. This coin was scraped against concrete or heavy grit sandpaper on both sides. That action will move/displace metal and can cause the "fold" you are seeing on the edges.

The reason that some of the legend (letters) are not affected is that they are lower elements on the coin and the rim and central designs took the brunt of the damage because of being in higher relief. The area(s) of pressure applied when scraping the coin can affect what parts of the design receive the most damage, as well.

I hope that explains it a bit better.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  12:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
A "washer coin" gets caught under the agitator with a back/forth and circulating motion...mechanically caused damage.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  12:53 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:28 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Amy939 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Got one too! Couldnt figure out what caused it so I'm glad I came across your post!

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 Posted 06/14/2018  02:56 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes @amy939, yours is just damaged too. Both of these quarters are only worth face value.
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