Can you give us a better photo of the edge?
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Best wishes @jtlee321 on your 46th special day!
Didn't you know? The Mint uses a sharpie as part of their QC process to indicate that the coin is fit for circulation. The fingerprints...
The "separation", as you put it, would have to have been made by a raised area, or "ridge", running through the leg of the "9" on the...
I'm waiting for it to reach $100 before I start selling.
You should not have wiped the Ike (even gently) because it leaves hairlines that can never be removed.
Until I just re-read Bowers just now, I didnt realize the 78 was a small CC and all the others are large. Here is a comparison:
Two examples of some micro mintmarks:
1899 O: Normal (with a fun die crack) vs Micro
1903 S Normal vs Micro:
I recently purchased an 1899 Morgan Dollar with the “micro” New Orleans mint mark, which is commonly listed as one of the major...
Time is up!
Whatever you are smoking should be outlawed.
You're trying too hard to "overthink" the damage. There aren't too many ways that errors can be created during the minting process, but...
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