Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Mary Neely, May 18, 2019.
The beak on the eagle is cut short and has a line under it.
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looks like machine doubling, not double die. the length of the beak appears normal. compared to others that year. and wear on the coin.
Meow would agree.
The beak is blunt on the end.
The beak is normal - there -might- be a very
very small 'hit' or contact mark there, but it's nothing,
and not an error.
You're looking too closely and finding normal things that
occur to coins when they are struck, or have contact marks
I don't mean to discourage you but finding a minor anomaly
on a coin is normal - it's a manufacturing process that produces
millions of coins on a daily basis - and they don't always look
exactly the same - especially after dies strike hundreds of
thousands of coins.
Agree with Fred, kind of like people they just don't look rite sometimes..
....and many here are looking with stereoscopes, instead of
10-15 power magnifying glasses - they're simply looking too
closely, and under high power, you see all sorts of things that
don't look 'right' - but are normal strikes from dies that produce
metal objects at 65-85 tons of pressure EACH time they strike a
It's a normal Quarter that has been circulated. It also may have been a weak strike in that area. Nothing unusual about it.
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