2017D - Die Crack or Strike Through?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by TyCobb, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. TyCobb

    TyCobb A product of PMD

    I can't seem to tell if this is a die crack or hair/thread that got struck through.

    Any ideas? Either way, after like 20 rolls, I've finally found something that wasn't just blisters so no matter what it is, I am quite happy :smuggrin:

    2017-D - O - 2.png 2017-D - O - 1.png 2017-D - O - 3.png 2017-D - R - 1.png
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  3. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

  4. TyCobb

    TyCobb A product of PMD

    That's the problem, I can't tell if it's raised or sunk. :hilarious: It's just so thin, but visible
  5. Newbie69

    Newbie69 Doesn't make cents!

    Try using a piece of paper and a pencil and lightly use the pencil over the paper on the coin. This has worked for me in the past. Just a thought.
  6. TyCobb

    TyCobb A product of PMD

    lol. That's exactly what I did before posting. It's just such a faint line. Because it's so faint I am almost thinking its a strike through because of how connected it is.

    I would think if it was a die crack, it would be raised much higher considering how visible it is. The more I look at it, I believe it is sunk which is allowing the light to reflect off of both sides.

    I don't know... still new to this and first one I've come across like this.
  7. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    I would say it is a Struck Through Coin, Die Cracks rarely make such a sharp turn and change direction, and it seems to keep a consistent width with no tapering at the ends.
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  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Looks incused to me. Minor strike through.

    That would be a weird spot and shape for a Die Break.
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  9. TyCobb

    TyCobb A product of PMD

    Thanks all. I shall mark it as such.
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