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1983 LMC Large Amount Of Die Scratches On Obverse & Reverse

 
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 Posted 12/08/2019  10:43 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add JohnWayne007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I was just curious if anyone knew if this would be a sign for other things I could be missing, apparently die scratches and doubled dies go hand in hand but I don't really see any doubling anywhere, as you can see there is a big amount of die scratches covering Lincolns eye, ear, hair and in front of his face and top of his head.

It is all over the obverse and reverse in some of the columns as well, I've never see this many die scratches before so I thought I would show you guys and see what you's may think.





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 Posted 12/08/2019  10:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It may have been from the polishing of the die to remove a die clash.

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 Posted 12/08/2019  11:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add merclover to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
May we please see both sides of your coin here?
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 Posted 12/09/2019  02:06 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree that those are due to die polishing. I am not aware of a direct connection between DDs and die scratches, though.
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 Posted 12/09/2019  05:47 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
,me either.
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 Posted 12/09/2019  10:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JohnWayne007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I could totally be mistaken regarding the die scratches and doubling having any sort of a connection, I have just noticed a lot of coins that have doubling usually have die scratches as well being used as markers of some sorts so thats why I had said that. But I will post pics of the full obverse and reverse here shortly
Aggressively searching Canadian Small Cents on a daily basis since 2018.

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1941 George VI 1 Cent DDO http://goccf.com/t/367977
1976 Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent DDO http://goccf.com/t/373627
1970 Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent DDR http://goccf.com/t/364301
1989 Belize 25 Cent's with a Doubled Die Reverse http://goccf.com/t/362747
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 Posted 12/09/2019  11:02 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Biedercoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think the idea comes from the way varieties are often confirmed by looking for "indicators" such as die scratches.
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 Posted 12/09/2019  12:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
With them being in the center of the coin, the metal flow would follow these enhancing them even more and showing up as die flow. (Pattern of least resistance) Enlarging them as they continue to strike more coins.
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 Posted 12/09/2019  8:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JohnWayne007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here are some full pics of the obverse and reverse.



Aggressively searching Canadian Small Cents on a daily basis since 2018.

Some of my Discoveries.
1941 George VI 1 Cent DDO http://goccf.com/t/367977
1976 Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent DDO http://goccf.com/t/373627
1970 Queen Elizabeth II 1 Cent DDR http://goccf.com/t/364301
1989 Belize 25 Cent's with a Doubled Die Reverse http://goccf.com/t/362747
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