1853 arrows and rays seated half dollar

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Sula86, Jan 13, 2018 at 3:28 PM.

  1. Sula86

    Sula86 Active Member

    IMG_3451.JPG IMG_3452.JPG IMG_3450.JPG IMG_3449.JPG IMG_3448.JPG IMG_3447.JPG IMG_3446.JPG IMG_3445.JPG IMG_3443.JPG IMG_3444.JPG I picked up 10 seated half dollars recently. The dates and conditions vary, unfortunately this one is not in the best shape but it's reverse is interesting. I know there are several DDRs for this year/mint. I'm thinking this is machine doubling but I'd like to get some other opinions. Unfortunately, I find it tough to discern between the different types of doubling and have trouble in this area. I've been trying to work on tgat. There are several interesting die breaks/cracks on the reverse though!
     
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  4. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    Something looks really odd with the obverse. Tooling comes to mind. Looks like a die crack on the reverse.
     
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  6. Sula86

    Sula86 Active Member

    I hope thats not the case as far as tooling goes but I've never seen a tooled coin in hand.
     
  7. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Nice die cracks. I don't see die doubling, I see what might be some traces of either Longacre doubling or MDD.
     
  8. Sula86

    Sula86 Active Member

    Thanks for your reply! I had my doubts on the doubled die but I figured I'd ask to be sure.
     
  9. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Fun coin.
     
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  10. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Yeah, I'm liking her, nice coin.
     
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  11. Sula86

    Sula86 Active Member

    Thanks, I like the uniqueness of the die cracks
     
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