Do you think the design could have induced early die failure and was abandoned shortly thereafter?
It is often seen on any coin Longacre designed, including IHCs, 3CNs, and gold dollars.
Here is an 1874 3CN from PCGS CoinFacts:
I saw this coin in a dealer’s auction, and I would have gone all-in had I the money. The variety is O-109, which is one of the best-struck die...
Looks like there was crud buildup around the devices which protected the surfaces from heavy oxidation. When the coin was dipped in acetone, the crud...
Minimum 58. Max 63. BN.
My first Nero. :)
A broken Qi knife which I repaired.
Shattered extremely rare :( round Chinese coins....
Random pictures of waffles I took in Europe:
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In Belgium, they have waffle trucks! Hands down best waffle I have ever...
I love chicken and waffles! I tried to get some yesterday, but yesterday was the one time the food truck did not come to campus. :mad:
Yes. It’s graffiti. And it would distract me every time I look at the coin.
I apologize for my bluntness. Very pretty coin otherwise.
Looks like Longacre doubling
You’ve shared this one before, but I don’t know if you ever revealed the grade. Nice E/A.
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