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1917 LWC Die Clash.....but With What?

 
 
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Clearer image of obverse!
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Sarge , not a clash . Its a bit of a Woodie, that is , the alloys that go together to make the coin metal were improperly mixed. The design you see comes from the coin metal being rolled to the proper thickness in the rolling mill.
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. Tough call but I reversed to b/ w and that's what I see too.
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These images are too blurry for me to see much of anything.
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Better images to follow....
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Check out the photo section for tips. Post a question there,tell us your setup.
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Agreed with Stoneman. It ain't a Die Clash. http://www.error-ref.com/improper-alloy-mix/

Here's what a real Die Clash looks like. http://www.error-ref.com/die_clash/
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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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I agree with Stoneman; woodie.
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Yep, Stoneman knows his "stuff". Good call.
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I too am in the Stoneman camp
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Ok community, you guys are awesome!
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