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Post A Daniel Carr Fantasy Coin/Token If You Have One.

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 Posted 05/15/2022  06:37 am  Show Profile   Check Chopped Triumphs's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Chopped Triumphs to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
1884 CC cancelled die overstrikes.
Don Schmitz was the first to overstrike the cancelled die 1884 CC Morgan dollar to raise money to renovate the CC building. (More on that here http://goccf.com/t/90896#752839 ) Pictured below are a few examples of the souvenirs he created after finding the cancelled dies while doing the renovations to the old Carson City Mint. (The home of the Nevada State Museum)
It's my belief Don used cancelled 1878 CC reverse dies while Dan used 1879-1893 CC reverse dies.


Struck on oversized 2-ounce blanks.


Daniel Carrs gold 1884 CC cancelled die strike with matching die pair # 37.



Same #37 die set overstrike by Moonlight Mint.



Have a good day and enjoy!
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 Posted 05/19/2022  9:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add smuglr to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just started learning of Dan Carr the last year. I share a birthdate with JFK and was the same age as John John. I am told that as a child his assassination affected me greatly. I didn't learn of Dan Carr in time to get the 1963 half dollar (I hope to get one someday), but for now I have this. Apologies for the amateur photos.

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 Posted 05/20/2022  02:30 am  Show Profile   Check Chopped Triumphs's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Chopped Triumphs to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very cool Smuglr, I like it. Thanks for sharing!
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 Posted 05/20/2022  09:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I didn't learn of Dan Carr in time to get the 1963 half dollar (I hope to get one someday), but for now I have this. Apologies for the amateur photos.
Very nice!
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