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1871 Prince Edward Island Large Cent With Die Cracks To Spare

 
 
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 Posted 06/17/2019  10:58 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Can't wait to get this in my hands in a week. A beautiful coin. Has anyone ever seen so many die cracks?

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 Posted 06/18/2019  06:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add okiecoiner to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can't see much from the scan, but Rev looks like at least one long one. It also looks like lots of corrosion. There's a nice variety with a repunched "N" .. the 1st N in the legend under the tree.
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 Posted 06/18/2019  10:15 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add papeldog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Another thing to check is the die axis they have two different type Medal axis being the harder one to find
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Papledog, I'm afraid it is the more common of the two, judging by the positioning of the coin in the beautiful holder made with Saskatchewan seal skin binding. :(
And Okiecoiner, I believe I count 5 long cracks all along the outside letters on the reverse. Need my iphone or ipad to view, but they are there. It's a wonder the die held together that long.
Can't wait to post clear photos once it arrives.
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 Posted 06/18/2019  7:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Appears to be two distinct separate cracks on the word "ISLAND."

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 Posted 06/18/2019  7:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a cracker for sure!
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 Posted 06/19/2019  9:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Came in the mail today. Higher grade than I thought. A keeper for sure.

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 Posted 06/19/2019  11:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Came in the mail today. Higher grade than I thought. A keeper for sure.


Very nice!
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 Posted 06/20/2019  11:16 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have just begun to closely inspect this coin, but it didn't take me long to come up with a question for the experts.
The hole in the "Q," is it a planchet issue, or would it have been caused by a foreign object caught on the die?
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 Posted 06/20/2019  11:25 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I did a little digging, and see they all seem to have a hole in the same place. Anyone know why?
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 Posted 06/20/2019  4:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mtracy14 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
okiecoiner, I don't see signs of doubling on that N you were speaking of, but what about the R? Also, The V in Victoria looks pretty funky, any expert opinions?

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