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    that's awesome , congrats tuebits

    I sent the coin to Mr. Wiles last week and he designated it: DDR-006, 6-R-VI, Stage A, EDS. Hopefully it will be on his web site soon.

    Tuebits
    that's awesome , congrats tuebits
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    I'm not sure about this coin but it may be worth...

    I'm not sure about this coin but it may be worth getting checked out. there are already a few awesome DDR coins listed for the Oregon quarters. I'm the proud owner of the Oregon DDR 001 discovery...
  3. hey I didn't call it a cud , I said it could be ...

    I am not to sure if I would want to call this anomaly a cud without first seeing it in hand. hey I didn't call it a cud , I said it could be

    and you are right this one would have to be examined...
  4. this could be from a small die chip and since it...

    this could be from a small die chip and since it is touching the coins rim it would be called a cud.
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    well why is it black ? looks like some of this...

    Really....that is what you would do?? It is a gas line.

    well why is it black ? looks like some of this black stuff has already been removed in front of Lincoln's nose and his head. if it is a gas...
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    This looks like something dried up on this coin....

    This looks like something dried up on this coin. scratch it a little and it may come off
  7. This is probably not a real clipped planchet coin...

    So I picked up this clip last week and cant understand how the clips can be right next to each other using the clip chart that was provided in this post. Anyone care to chime in???This is probably...
  8. Thread: 1951-D/S OMM#1

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    you sure have some great images here . I know...

    you sure have some great images here . I know this is supposed to be a confirmed D over S , with the better photos this now appears to be a D over D to me. to me it looks like parts of remnants of a...
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    Darn that sounds like a MRI the way they slice...

    The process is the same as focus stacking, ie taking a series of photos at different focus planes and then using software to create a composite image using only the in-focus parts. There are several...
  10. Well you could show us a photo of this mystery...

    Hey all!

    Just poring through my rolls of coins, found something interesting. I have what looks like clear doubling, split serifs, all the hallmarks of a DDR...but it's not listed in tthe CONECA...
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    Hi BJ it's good to see you back on here. Troy

    The coin has been defaced outside the mint.

    BJ Neff Hi BJ it's good to see you back on here. Troy
  12. Thread: Unknown error

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    it could be ground down but also may be a real...

    Good afternoon! How are you? I came across a 1939 Lincoln cent appeared to be struck on a foreign planchet. I would like to know what type of error it is. I weighed it and the Lincoln cent weighed...
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    Yeah it's a strike error allright but not done at...

    I have got a 1964 D Lincoln penny, I dont know how exactly it can be described, Looks like a strike error.
    Let me know if this has got any value.
    I am attaching the picture of coin.Yeah it's a...
  14. Thread: Tripled Die Gem

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    with doubling this minor it is hard to say for...

    This same tripling can be found on the 33D Oregon Trail as well as is even noted in the CPG that it can found on the 34D.

    The coin was sent to Wiles and is on its way back to me so he can better...
  15. Thread: Tripled Die Gem

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    looks like it may be some type of mechanical...

    Bought a 1934D Oregon Trail Commemorative off a friend of mine and this is what I found once I had it in hand. Enjoy.:D looks like it may be some type of mechanical doubling
  16. I was not replying to you or mentioning your...

    Hi,
    Feeder Fingers had nothing to do with the die scratches in this case. The most likely cause was mentioned as cleaning up a die to lessen the effect of a die clash.

    Thanks.

    I was not...
  17. these die scratches is from feeder finger damage

    Here is a 1995 Lincoln Penny example of die scratches. I hope this helps. these die scratches is from feeder finger damage
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    Merlin this is something that is not learned...

    It is nice that someone might give an opinion or declaration of what has occurred to a coin. HOWEVER, is there ANYONE who has the gumption to describe the characteristics that prove this is a...
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    could this possibly be a clashed die and this...

    Hello all, I have posted these pics of a 1968 lincoln cent with a "2" between the pillars on cointalk and they recommended I come here.
    Has anyone seen this before? could this possibly be a...
  20. If I make some cuts on my silver dollars and...

    If I make some cuts on my silver dollars and other coins would that make them error coins and worth more cash ? I see coins on Ebay from time to time that are beaten to death and sold as valuable...
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    this looks like the start of a magicians coin ...

    this looks like the start of a magicians coin and someone stopped finishing it. magicians coins are hollowed out with a lathe then a obverse or a reverse of another coin is inserted into the...
  22. Someone has damaged a beautiful dollar coin. ...

    Someone has damaged a beautiful dollar coin. This is definately only a few scratches on the coin , this has happened somewhere along the way after the coin left the mint over a hundred years ago. I...
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    This appears to be what I would call a struck...

    Found this 71P JFK roll searching.

    Is this a pitted die or PMD?

    Thanks for any help. This appears to be what I would call a struck thru coin. Looks like some tiny bits of die droppings may have...
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    this coin is probably naturally toned to a golden...

    this coin is probably naturally toned to a golden color. for some odd reason our newer coins will naturally tone to a deep golden or copper color . the circulated ones are not so bad to do this so...
  25. Thread: 1994 Lincoln

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    in your photo it looks like something has hit the...

    in your photo it looks like something has hit the pillar of the building in this area. all it takes for the zinc to start to rot under the copper is a tiny break in the thin copper plating.
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