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1997 P Washington Quarter With Die Cracks?

 
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 Posted 12/05/2018  12:12 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Kokomo to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
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Was looking through a roll of quarters and found this 1997 P with what appear to be die cracks/lLDS. On the OBV, one starts at the rim, through the top upper left corner of the 'R', just under the lower right corner of the 'E'.
On the RV, one begins on the right side of 'U' of 'United', and ends on the edge of the left wing

(Tales from a novice.) I was examining coins for the neighbor last night and came across one that appeared to be very old and of Arabic/Asian origin. Was really excited to find it. After Googling images for a little over an hour, I finally found a match. Was and arcade coin for Aladdin's Castle.








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 Posted 12/05/2018  12:45 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
Yes, that's a Die Crack. It's a nice one.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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I agree that you have a nice die crack. We see those tokens periodically here on CCF--use the search function to see more examples.
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