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1955 D LWC Two With " Bie " Error ?

 
 
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 Posted 07/11/2019  10:32 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add RAlex to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
*** Edited by Staff to Add Year / Mintmark / Denomination to Title. Titles are Important! ***

The second coin has been beat up a bit but I think they are both BIEs. What say you ? Please and Thank you ...Rick

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Yep, you have it. Nice finds!
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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 Posted 07/11/2019  10:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add RAlex to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Is this from a crack in the die ?
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Not a die crack per se, but rather a piece of the die in between these two letters broke off, thus allowing metal to flow into that space.
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Sometimes. Overtime, a Die Crack in between the B and E will progress and get worse (die progression), if the die isn't taken out of service. The 1950's was notorious for having this happen, from over usage of the dies, making it fairly common to find. This is part of the reason why you would see all of these die events on the 1950's Wheat Cents.
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 read you link on Die Detoration . Probably as the die wears one of the first signs are the steps on the Lincoln memorial ?
I have seen some instances where a letter in one word will be weak when the other letters are strong , I am assuming that may be from grease in the die ?
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I am assuming that may be from grease in the die ?


Yes typically. Also, just to clarify, your BIE is not a die crack, but yes of course it could progress into a die crack if not taken out of service.
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So called BIE's are the result of the dies design as well,just sayin'
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 Posted 07/12/2019  08:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Commonly found on mid-'50s Lincolns, but congrats!



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