I was just going to sell this and I noticed so many errors on OBV its looks like a strike of Rev on Obv. Please let me know if I'm seeing things. cant find in VAM. Kind Regards Mike-Sorry s many pictures just covering all ends
It looks to be a combination of scratches, staining and contact marks. The large curved mark does look like an impression from a second coin's rim, but this could have happened in the canvas mint bag as a result of staking or shipping condition causing damage to the coin.
The first US coin motto was found on a 1792 half disme and read: "LIB (erty) PAR (ent) OF SCIENCE & INDUSTRY"