Adjustment marks are usually parallel scratches on the coin. They are done after minting, in order to fix overweight coins and recover the metal. They look like defacement, but graders recognize what they are. Here's another French example. I have not seen this done past the 1820's.
"Two minutes ago I would have sold my chances for a tired dime." Fred Astaire
Edited by thq
10/13/2021 07:22 am