Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Marie909, May 30, 2020.
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Not a bad looking coin if you pulled that from circulation.
A worn Die..
Coming from the ancients forum I have difficulty understanding what is so interesting about a doubled die. What difference does it make, and why should we care, if a tiny shift of image is visible on a coin?
Mechanical Doubling. Working dies, the ones striking coins, are made from working hubs. If the working hub shifts it will create a unique working die. Hopefully this will explain it.
@Valentinian. Many collectors don't care too much about "a tiny shift of image" on a coin. We're all looking for something like this:
Most of us realize it's a pipe dream. lol
Well for me it is interesting because it is a challenge to find, so many taken out of circulation
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