2018 ASE Mis-shapen

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by Don P, Dec 3, 2018 at 8:01 PM.

  1. Don P

    Don P Active Member

    I just bought some 2018 ASEs from Provident and noticed they are mis-shaped where half of the coin seems thicker than the other half? Is this a mint defect? I’ve pulled four of them like this.

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  3. toned_morgan

    toned_morgan Toning Lover

    I see what you're seeing, but I don't know what they might be. The best thing I can come up with s that they were slowly squashed by something and so they took that shape but didn't lose the details.
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  4. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Aspire to Inspire

    Check for these specifications

    Mass- 31g
    Thickness- 2.98mm
    Diameter- 40.6mm
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  5. myownprivy

    myownprivy Well-Known Member

    This belongs in the "silver getting crushed" thread
  6. Don P

    Don P Active Member

    Here’s some thickness measurements of the worst coin out of the bunch. That deviation in rim thickness is way off the .117 inches it should be. I measured .111 at the minimal thickness and almost.123 inches at the thickest.

    I emailed these to provident and waiting for thier response.

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