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What Causes This On Canadian Coins?

 
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 Posted 06/02/2021  6:46 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Wrekkdd to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey I don't think it's an error is see it fairly often on coins but iv been wondering what it is or what causes it

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 Posted 06/02/2021  6:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Wrekkdd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm referring the the weird colour streaks coming from the horns
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 Posted 06/02/2021  7:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not sure I'm seeing what you're seeing.
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 Posted 06/02/2021  7:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JohnWayne007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Die Deterioration, extremely common on the 5 cent, 10 cent and 25 cent coins minted for 2001, its almost impossible finding one without showing this extent of Die Deterioration. Some have also called them "deterioration lines" because they typically go from the device right to the rim in random spurts of lines around the whole obverse and reverse.
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 Posted 06/02/2021  7:31 pm  Show Profile   Check silverwolf's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add silverwolf to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
could it also be die trails?
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 Posted 06/02/2021  7:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just guessing here:struck through thin layer of oil. Don't think it is a trail die issue.
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 Posted 06/02/2021  7:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SP67 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree with Johnwayne. Die Deterioration.
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 Posted 06/02/2021  8:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coinman91 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I personally go through many like that..
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 Posted 06/02/2021  9:01 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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could it also be die trails?


Nope. Die Trails are something completely different. Note that most Die Deterioration is radial in fashion, directly towards the rim. You can see these same features going back to the late 1930s, before they started chrome plating the dies (this is a 1940 cent).



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 Posted 06/02/2021  9:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Wrekkdd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I see it a fair bit some times more then other's, I think conditioning may play a big part because I see it on newer coins as well even 2020
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 Posted 06/02/2021  9:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Wrekkdd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I can't wait till I can get a better camera lol. It something to looks at coins close
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