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 Posted 06/23/2019  9:01 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Nenartow to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi everyone! I'm new to all of this and was hoping someone could help tell me if I had a "special" 1965 quarter. I'm posting several pictures of it next to other 1965 quarters; this one has VERY thick lettering on the front (In God We Trust) and in the back appears to have less detail (looks sort of smudged?.) It just looks weird!

This coin weighs 5.76 grams; all of the others are 5.63-5.67 or so. Any help would be appreciated; I can post better pictures if necessary! (Coin is the center of the top row of the 6 coin pictures and the left of the 2 coin pictures.) I know they're not the best pictures; thanks in advance!





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 Posted 06/23/2019  9:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to the CCF!

I believe that 5.7 is within the mint tolerance for quarters. I may be wrong but that's what I tend to find when weighing quarters. The smudgy-looking lettering is from die deterioration (die wearing down after striking lots of coins) and circulation damage and flattening. Happy hunting!

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 Posted 06/23/2019  9:31 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
On the quarter in question, do me a favor. Can you get a shot of the QU in QUARTER?
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 Posted 06/23/2019  10:10 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Nenartow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Is this close enough for the QU? Thanks for everyone's help!

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 Posted 06/23/2019  10:55 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
I can see Die Deterioration Doubling on the "Q" of "QUARTER". That's caused by a worn die issue. http://www.error-ref.com/die-deteri...on-doubling/

All of the Quarters you've shown are safe to spend, since they're normal.
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
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
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
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Thanks for the closeup, nice photo too. I thought it may be the Type C reverse, but it appears it isn't. Keep looking and you'll find something soon!
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
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 Posted 06/23/2019  11:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fortcollins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
First,

Others have already weighed in on what you are seeing with the coins. I just wanted to commend you for noticing the different appearance of the coins and for asking the questions. This is how we seek and find new things with coins and learn more about what we are seeing. Continue looking closely at your coins, and your eye will soon start spotting things of collectible interest. They are out there for the discovery!
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 Posted 06/24/2019  12:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great questions and photos. We look forward to your participation on other items you find.
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