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1973 D Cent Why Is The Letters In Liberty Wavy Not In Line With Each Other

 
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 Posted 09/28/2022  10:13 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add prisbrey1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
on my 1973 D cent wy does liberty look wavy are the supposed to look like that did it come from the mint like that


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 Posted 09/28/2022  10:15 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No @pris, it wouldn't have been minted like this. It looks like the coin took an upwards-directed hit between the letters B and E and "smushed" them a little.
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 Posted 09/28/2022  10:17 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It was the design that year:


When they all look like that, they are common die examples.
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 Posted 09/28/2022  10:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add prisbrey1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
so its normal that year to look that way
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 Posted 09/28/2022  11:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not entirely. It appears the B and E on your coin have been slightly distorted by circulation damage, as Spence notes.
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 Posted 09/28/2022  10:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add prisbrey1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
ok thank you
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 Posted 09/29/2022  12:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add prisbrey1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
right when I seen it I thought I might have found something thats why I wanted to get yout giys opinion befor I got my hopes up and thanks
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