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    That is indeed sad news. Alan was a big part of...

    That is indeed sad news. Alan was a big part of our hobby.
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    Nice to see you over here at CONECA. Thanks for...

    Nice to see you over here at CONECA. Thanks for posting your cool coin.
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    As others told you over on CoinTalk your coin is...

    As others told you over on CoinTalk your coin is a double-struck cent.

    Nice find.
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    That is the best explanation I have seen on the...

    That is the best explanation I have seen on the difference between die doubling and strike doubling. I am speaking to my local coin club next week on this subject and I plan to pass out copies of...
  5. Thread: 1909 S VDB

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    It would appear the broken 'O' was on the hub...

    It would appear the broken 'O' was on the hub rather than the die (assuming it is a genuine coin).
  6. Thread: 1909 S VDB

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    Robert, Are you sure your coin is genuine? It...

    Robert,

    Are you sure your coin is genuine? It has that granular surface that many of the counterfeits coming out of China have.
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    A specific gravity test will tell you the density...

    A specific gravity test will tell you the density of your coin as compared to water. Once you know the SG of your coin you can compare that to the known SG of various alloys used in coins. That way...
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    Detroit??? Do you mean Denver? A...

    Detroit??? Do you mean Denver?




    A specific gravity test would answer that question.
  9. Thread: 1953-D/D Red Cent

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    That's a nice example of an RPM. Good photo, too.

    That's a nice example of an RPM. Good photo, too.
  10. I agree - this message board is pretty dead. It...

    I agree - this message board is pretty dead. It would be nice if it were more active.
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