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1968 proof dime broadstruck?

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  • 1968 proof dime broadstruck?

    I went to the local dealer the other day and bought his remaining proof sets they had and discovered this dime in the lot. Notice the starting from the NNE running all the way to the SSE. Ive left it in the holder thus far but will be cracking it out and having it graded.
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    It is not broadstruck. Had this coin been broadstruck, it would have been larger than normal and there would be no reeding on it at all as the collar which imparts the reeding on the edge of the coin fails to deploy. Proof coins during this era were struck at least two times. This coin probably has the marks of being ejected incorrectly, but it definitely is not broadstruck.
    Bob Piazza
    Lincoln Cent Attributer