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  1. Pete Apple attached a file to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

    I now have Mike Diamond's answer! Mike Diamond: “the irregularities seen on the 1988 quarter appear at the edge of the field. Here the...

    Collar clash on Die.jpg Oct 21, 2019 at 2:33 PM
  2. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

    I am wondering if my question might be answered by something similar to this? http://www.error-ref.com/slide-zone-ghost-elements/ The...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  3. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

    Thanks for thinking with me! Not sure I understand what you are saying. Since the clash is a feature on the die, it seems to me that it...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 8:43 AM
  4. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

    Mike says it is a Collar Clash. As I said earlier: What I do not understand is how a clash can show on an unstruck portion of a...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 5:46 AM
  5. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

    What I do not understand is how a clash can show on an unstruck portion of a planchet? (From left of IGWT to below the Date).

    Oct 20, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  6. Pete Apple attached a file to the thread 1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?.

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  7. Pete Apple posted a new thread.

    1988 Off Center Quarter Struck with Inverted Dies? What am I missing?

    During this time period, the Obverse was commonly the hammer die. However this statement: "Most off-center strikes and some uncentered...

    OBV.jpg REV.1.jpg Still1395.1.jpg Still1396.1.jpg Still1397.1.jpg Still1398.1.jpg Still1399.1.jpg Still1400.1.jpg Still1401.1.jpg Still1402.1.jpg

    Forum: Error Coins

    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  8. Pete Apple replied to the thread Wanted to share this large lamination error - 1976 Bicentennial Quarter.

    Laminations on clad coins are rare - this looks like one! http://www.error-ref.com/laminations-in-clad-coins/

    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:14 AM
  9. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1973 D Penny weighs 3.48 grams.

    The weight of the coin is 0.24g above weight tolerance (not much but outside of tolerance). I am interested to learn whether or not the...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  10. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1973 D Penny weighs 3.48 grams.

    I would be interested in knowing the thickness. Expected = 1.52 mm - 0.102mm/+0.152mm

    Oct 19, 2019 at 5:39 AM
  11. Pete Apple liked CaptHenway's post in the thread 1964 Peru 5-centavo with malpositioned terminal digit and some questions???.

    Perhaps the 4 was intended for a larger denomination coin. There are a few examples of U.S. coins where the dies were punched with date...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 3:21 PM
  12. Pete Apple replied to the thread 1964 Peru 5-centavo with malpositioned terminal digit and some questions???.

    Thanks for that observation. It seems clear (from Mike's article in Coin world) that the 4 was individually punched.

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:30 AM
  13. Pete Apple liked TheFinn's post in the thread 1964 Peru 5-centavo with malpositioned terminal digit and some questions???.

    It looks like they were still using punches for letters and numbers. The A is identical for both and punched the same way. You can see...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  14. Pete Apple liked cpm9ball's post in the thread 1964 Peru 5-centavo with malpositioned terminal digit and some questions???.

    It looks like the doubling might be due to die deterioration. What I find more interesting is that the "4" appears to be from the same...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:18 AM