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    Here`s a 1 franc coin from Belgium, 1962, with...

    Here`s a 1 franc coin from Belgium, 1962, with some nice
    doubling on the date, stars and letters at the bottom.


    http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab37/Dino_1_album/1Fr1962.jpg
    ...
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    Ok, thanks, had a feeling it could be hard to get...

    Ok, thanks, had a feeling it could be hard to get done but started wondering if there could be some math formula to figure it out with. :)
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    Thank you. Is there other ways to calculate it...

    Thank you.

    Is there other ways to calculate it or is weight the way to go?
    I`m thinking slabbed coins for example could be hard to weigh
    like that. And coins you have pics of, but you dont have...
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    The size of incomplete planchets..

    Is there an easy way to calculate exactly how much of a coin is missing, in %?
  5. Thread: Planchet

    by Maxorin
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    Planchet

    I`m having problems with this planchet - i collect norwegian mint errors and got it with some other coins i bought a while back. At first i thought it was for the 1 krone coin but its a little to big...
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    Thank you very much for info. Great help.

    Thank you very much for info.
    Great help.
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    Nice one from europe

    Incuse from Finland
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    Good to hear in a way that I`m not the only one...

    Good to hear in a way that I`m not the only one having some difficulty with instruction books :) for cameras anyway. It just seems like we have too many choices, had my camera for about a...
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    Thank you very much

    Thank you very much
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    Not completly sure about this one

    Need a little help to explain this coin
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    Yes you are right, guess I have to work a lot...

    Yes you are right, guess I have to work a lot more on this picture-stuff.
    Hope I one day find the perfect recepie.

    And you`re right about those things beeing more important than color. But i...
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    Come to think of it, forget my comment of it...

    Come to think of it, forget my comment of it beeing time-consuming, because to scan a coin at high dpi also takes alot of time.

    Just am a little surprised because I assumed that a camera would...
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    But when you have for example 400 coins and need...

    But when you have for example 400 coins and need two, three pictures of each, thats a pretty massive time-consuming job to edit each one and compare agains the coin to match.. Lifes to short :)
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    Heres an example of what I mean, this picture is...

    Heres an example of what I mean, this picture is done with a scanner. Here you see some small spots and specks as they look on the coin, and theres no yellow hue. This picture is not edited in any...
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    Well, its closer in that the coin has lost the...

    Well, its closer in that the coin has lost the yellow hue, but the thing is that now it looks edited. Everything is even grey, including the background, the coins natural look is lost- the shine etc
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    Have been fooling around a few days now with my...

    Have been fooling around a few days now with my new canon powershot a650is. And it is driving me up the wall :) mentioned earlier that I have no experience with photo-equipment, so that might be the...
  17. Thread: Foreign error

    by Maxorin
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    I`m getting a little confused with these holes...

    I`m getting a little confused with these holes myself. After looking at older coins with holes, it looks like the hole was punched before the striking, because they have small distortions in the...
  18. Thread: Foreign error

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    Foreign error

    Am i way off if I call this a broadstrike with partial collar?
    (and uncentered hole)
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    Yes you are right, its a lamination error, just...

    Yes you are right, its a lamination error, just thought it might be an example on how a small piece can get struck, then fall off and maybe get between the dies. But maybe it wouldnt have made any...
  20. I`m not sure, but it looks like a double "clip"...

    I`m not sure, but it looks like a double "clip" with the blakesley-effect on opposit side of each clip. Or maybe i dont see the third clip.
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    Heres a picture of something you dont see every...

    Heres a picture of something you dont see every day on old coins.
    Nothing spectacular, but fun to find :)

    Theres a fragment on the 9 in 1967, still bearly attached to the coin.
    Its possible to...
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    Ok, thank you very much.

    Ok, thank you very much.
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    Help - Strike clips

    Can anyone give me a tip to where I can find a detailed description on
    how Strike Clips occur? Have read a couple of things about it, but dont
    think what I read was accurate. Am i little unsure.
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    I assume that the bank and goverment, have...

    I assume that the bank and goverment, have reserved some rights to have a say in the production of the coins we use every day. It sounds riddicolus to to just sell something like that.

    I just hope...
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    One way to run a mint into the ditch..

    I would like to shear a little something that is really bothering me, I have a bad feeling.. But to get to the end, I have to start far away from the norwegian mint, with a little company that...
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