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1984-P Washington Quarter Broadstruck, Clashed And Over Polished Dies

 
 
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 Posted 10/20/2019  9:45 pm Show Profile   Check Yokozuna's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Yokozuna to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I was processing photos when I noticed that this broadstruck quarter also has the so called "Spitting Eagle" clash. The reverse die shows massively over polished areas around the eagle. If you look at the larger image you'll see that it almost looks like the eagle's feathers are ruffled where the fields were gouged at the edges of his head and neck. The heavy zigzag die polishing in the same area looks like Z's where the eagle might be snoring. The coin also displays a little collar clash is a spot or two.

So, my friends at CCF, I bring you "Fluffy: The Molting, Snoring, Drooling Eagle!"

I'm gonna have fun with my descriptions when I put this one up for sale!

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10/20/2019 10:15 pm
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 Posted 10/20/2019  10:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very cool multi-error coin!

-CH27
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 Posted 10/20/2019  10:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinTheTerm to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice find Yokozuna!
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 Posted 10/21/2019  08:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great find and great photos.
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 Posted 10/21/2019  11:02 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
Very nice error coin!
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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