It has flat surfaces an a nice strike for a sinker. Just never forget the die state, better yet just studying your coins.
I also believe it to be mid die state. As @Danomite said there is a ridge ring starting to form.
68' is known for being well struck. A re engraved die? Or reworked?
Either way not a bad coin for a circ find.
What's the grade? Mine isn't much better..
Name the die state of the below coin?
That for me is all about contrast and sharpness.
I would use a tube or an extender. Lighting a coin has no certain standards.
You are the author.
This is all about lighting, in my case.
DSLR. When you use a digital on a copy stand. You at least get the option to play with the resolution,...
I see the 66 reverse. The contact on the steps jump out. Still can't see the 65.
Might as well crack that one out. :)
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