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Messed Up 1964-D (?) LMC

 
 
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 Posted 07/23/2019  8:55 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lucky Cuss to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Your first impression might be that this is just a blurry photo, but the obverse of this specimen is very mushy and deeply dished as well. Note the lack of any rim. The reverse is absolutely unremarkable, a completely normal strike on that side.



Colligo ergo sum
Edited by Lucky Cuss
07/24/2019 09:10 am
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 Posted 07/23/2019  9:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add levelsofmadnes to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
New at these errors...
My uneducated GUESS is a Brockage?


EDIT: ERRORS are starting to become my favorite coins... even though I cant identify which kind of error is one.

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07/23/2019 9:02 pm
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 Posted 07/23/2019  9:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add QuarterHoarder72 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like a struck through die cap to me. What's ever it is it sure is interesting.
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 Posted 07/23/2019  9:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's a struck through die cap! Awesome find!

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1859 IHC RPD FS-303 S-3: http://goccf.com/t/359464#3089369
1942 LWC DDO FS-104 http://goccf.com/t/344022
1941 LWC DDO FS-103 http://goccf.com/t/361222
1963 25 Type B reverse http://goccf.com/t/352858
1964-D 25C DDO FS-101: http://goccf.com/t/354851




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 Posted 07/23/2019  9:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Super find and congrats.
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 Posted 07/23/2019  10:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CherryPicker1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great find! One of my favorites!
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 Posted 07/24/2019  12:05 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, Struck Through a Die Cap. Very neat!
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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Seems as if there's a solid consensus on the nature of this error. If I understand the matter correctly, in most instances the press would continue to operate and many such could be struck before the material capping the die wears through or falls away. So as far as errors go, then, these shouldn't be too rare, the valuation being somewhat subject to whether it's an early or late stage example. For this particular specimen, I've no frame of reference to determine where on that scale it might be.

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07/24/2019 11:30 am
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 Posted 07/24/2019  09:31 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add levelsofmadnes to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hello Lucky Cuss

Still working on identifying ERROS (learning phase for me).
ERROR-REF.COM http://www.error-ref.com/?s=die+cap
shows a cent like yours.


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 Posted 07/24/2019  10:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yep I knew as soon as I saw it, stuck through die cap!

Nice!
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