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1967 SMS Washington Quarter Struck Through String?

 
 
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 Posted 10/18/2019  8:29 pm Show Profile   Check Yokozuna's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Yokozuna to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This 1967 Washington quarter is from a Special Mint Set. It has a strike through in the field near Washington's nose that I think was caused by a thread or string. I pointed out to my wife, Amy, that I think it looks like the shape of "Fudgie The Whale," an ice cream cake from Carvel she added that the whale was spouting.

What do you think. String, thread, wire, staple or something else?

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 Posted 10/19/2019  08:38 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Probably a tiny individual wire from a twisted multiple strand wire.
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 Posted 10/19/2019  10:38 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
I agree. Looks like wire.
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 Posted 10/19/2019  1:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I learn towards thread. Thread can show more curves than wire and string.



Knotted thread:

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