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  • Edge Inscriptions ending soon on Presidential Dollars

    It would appear the entire process of inscribing IGWT and the date along the edge will end, and those elements will be moved to the obverse face once 2008 expires.

    http://www.numismaticnews.net/Defaul...rticlemid=4642

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    CONECA Errorsope Editor

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    That'll make for an awfully crowded design. Not my problem, though.
    Mike Diamond. Error coin writer and researcher.

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    • #3
      Yeah, for sure, crowded.

      Was thinking how they will eliminate the possibilities for the many different edge varieties/errors that have evolved.

      From the standpoint of an observer, I am disappointed they would simply give up on the process.
      CONECA Errorsope Editor

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      • #4
        The crowded design elements may give rise to a whole new set of error/variety possibilities.

        BJ Neff

        PS - I heard from a source? that the presidential dollars used a different type die blank! Has anyone else heard of this switch?
        Last edited by wavysteps; 12-31-2007, 09:21 AM.
        Member of: ANA, CCC, CONECA, Fly-in-club, FUN, NLG & T.E.V.E.C.

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        • #5
          Yes, undoubtedly there will be some planchets that have been edge lettered that will also be struck with with the new design. I could get interested in that!

          Other than the debate that has been on-going, I haven't heard or read anything about the die blanks, or being able to identify, or tell them apart from Sac dollar blanks/planchets.

          I know for sure I have an authentic Sac Dollar Blank because I got it before the Pres dollars were ever conceived. One instance I can cite where having something in a dated slab proves such.
          CONECA Errorsope Editor

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