Double die or die deterioration

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Miguel castillo, Jan 25, 2020.

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Double?

  1. Is this a double die?

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  1. Anyone call help me with this coin. For me looks a double die or Maybe I'm wrong.
     

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes.. you are wrong
     
  4. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    It is neither, looks more like MD.
     
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  5. John Skelton

    John Skelton Morgan man!

    Welcome to CT! Stick around and you'll learn a lot about doubled dies and true errors and everything else!
     
  6. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Your letters and numerals are normal size. You would be looking for moderate to heavy thickness of either or both along with some possible notching top and/or bottom. When in doubt check www.doubleddie.com to try and match up yours to Wexler's for any particular year. Please note though, not everyone (here) agrees with the new doubled die coins attribution with the single squeeze process. However, the experts like Wexler & Potter and others do agree.
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's not a doubled die. It's also not Die Deterioration.
     
  8. coin roll

    coin roll Active Member

    who did the drawing of the difference between a "doubled die" vs. "machine doubling"?
     
  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Mechanical Doubling Example.jpg
     
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  10. AnthonyHatley19714

    AnthonyHatley19714 New Member

    Granted that machine doubling is not worth anything, I do collect them for humor, along side of my actual collection. I do not try to sell them as anything other then a penny or which ever the case maybe.
     
  11. John Skelton

    John Skelton Morgan man!

    But I think as long as you label them for what they are and indicate they are for educational purposes, it would work. I've bought coins that were so labelled just for that reason.
     
  12. Thanks for the help
     
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