CRHing 1993D Quarter

Discussion in 'Coin Roll Hunting' started by Roseland3, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Roseland3

    Roseland3 Member

    Going through some pocket change this morning, I came across this 1993D Quarter that seems to have either ddd or die chips on the 993 of the date. Look on the inside of the 9s and the top loop of the 3. Any ideas?

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  3. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister The Coin Scavenger © ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Pretty sure that's mechanical doubling, but I'll defer to the experts.
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Yes to just MD - Mechanical Doubling
  5. Fallguy

    Fallguy Supporter! Supporter

    Based on the 1993 photo, I'd see little argument. However, in the 993 photo I'm not seeing the type of definition I'd expect to see on the lower inside loops of the 9s from MD. On the other hand, the 3 looks like it has taken a hit from something hard and flat. If so and the 9s took the same hit, that could explain why (at least to me) there appears to be an absence of a MD strike.

    Semper Fidelis.

    PS: Should note that I really have no other ideas on what caused the observed artifacts. SF/Fallguy
  6. Roseland3

    Roseland3 Member

    Thank you for your opinions. Just wasn't sure about the MDing because it is nowhere else on the coin.
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