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1964 Peru 5-Centavo With Malpositioned Terminal Digit And Some Questions?

 
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 Posted 10/18/2019  09:49 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Pete2226 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
The last digit is rotated in a counterclockwise direction and shifted northward. Online images of other 1964 5-centavo coins show the last digit malpositioned in slightly different ways, evidence that it was punched into each working die by hand. CWW 7/11/2016 "Ham-handed updates" by Mike Diamond
I am also curious about the extra lines on some of the letters (see arrows). While there appears to be some MD in places, the lines indicated are actually separated from the main body of the device. Can that be another form of MD? Is it evidence of re-cutting or repunching or a doubled die?








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