Broad strike?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Scott White, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. Scott White

    Scott White New Member

    Hello....trying to learn a little more about broad strikes. Would this be considered one? Thank you!

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  3. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Not this one. Broadstrikes can't have a reeded edge.

    Yours looks like the obverse die was slightly misaligned. It's also got roller damage (ring around the obverse), and some nasty scrapes.
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  4. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Not a broad strike. More like a mad but ever so slightly. Welcome to CT.
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  5. Scott White

    Scott White New Member

    What is a mad?
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  6. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Misaligned Die.
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  8. Scott White

    Scott White New Member

    I’m still learning. I read a lot of different stuff. Just thought I’d ask here.
  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Misaligned die in which one side is off and the opposite side is off just as much but in the other direction. One side has a thin or no rim and the opposite side has a large rim. No extra value in them unless it's really off but that's another matter.
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  10. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    A mis-aligned die is one where at least one of the dies is not centered in the collar. The other die may be centered, misaligned in a different direction, or even mis-aligned in the same direction. (both dies misaligned in the same direction does NOT create an off-center coin)
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