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5 Euro Cent Coin Greece Error?

 
 
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Greece
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 Posted 01/08/2019  07:15 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Sonicattitude to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello what is your opinion about this coin? I think something weird is going on here










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 Posted 01/08/2019  08:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add X2an to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think what you have is a late stage die issue going on. This is characterized by rays flowing out to the edges, especially around raised areas such as design details and raised edges. I consider this a minor defect on the coins but overall quite a common one. The mint has simply used the same die pair for too long.
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 Posted 01/09/2019  11:57 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

It's Die Deterioration
from overuse of the dies.
Don't argue with an idiot, he will beat you with experience.
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01/09/2019 12:14 pm
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