1920 Pilgrim Half new variety....?

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Paddy54, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Good morning all...
    So this morning I posted this specimen on a thread for the Thanksgiving holiday.
    I took this coin in a trade a few years back. I am not a collector of commemorative coins, I do own a few but only a half dozen at most.
    So let me post some images...So you can see my finds on the 100 year old fifty cent piece.
    Now there is a die crack variety well known discovered years ago...it a large crack known between the main mast and the mizzen mast.
    However I found another neat breat....as well as a clash with no idea what caused it...
    Have a look and post your thoughts. C:WINDOWSTempA381 - 20201126_090852.jpg C:WINDOWSTempA380 - 20201126_090802.jpg C:WINDOWSTempA382 - 20201126_090907.jpg C:WINDOWSTempA379 - 20201126_090552.jpg
    The last image is the clash off the ships stern looks like D and then a loop up top of the cabin,
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  3. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Ive noticed how many file lines there are on this coin....they really lapped this die ,now trying to solve those two clashes I have no clue to where on either side thay may have come form.
    Any possibility that it was another die it clashed with?
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  4. messydesk

    messydesk Well-Known Member

    The clash at the stern of the ship is from IN GOD WE TRUST on the obverse. From the bow to the L just looks like the water line. I'm not sure what I'm looking at in the others.
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  5. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    I would have to agree. The The top image is the water line and the bottom is the D from GOD. The others, I can't place.
  6. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    @messydesk is right on target with the clash and waterline.

    The other 2 look like old PMD to me
  7. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I was thinking that the only two items would be the U and D. The other is a die crack very thin one running down the water line to mid ships then in the water if vets thicker.
    Thanks for your replies.
  8. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random guy on the internet

    This is common on Chinese fakes. I want to see the whole coin
  9. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    95% of the coins on line have the file lines that I've looked at here you go but it isnt a fake ive been collecting way to long to be fooled,and even have dealers at shows asking me my opinion on a coin. 20201126_080344.jpg 20201126_080329.jpg
    Has it been dipped you betcha
  10. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random guy on the internet

    Okie dokie. Looks fine
  11. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Again I took a trade and really didnt give it a second look.....unlike the 1847 SLQ I cherry picked off you :) .....you know John asked me not to pick his inventory....lol
    He will also tell you of a few pm's where he had missed a variety and I gave him the heads up.
    Its all good we should all have each others backs. Thank you and congrats on your book.
    Something I plan to do after I retire....after 50 + years in the food business ive got enough to write 2 books.
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