Finned Rim Explained - 6000th Post

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by paddyman98, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Hi all..
    Welcome to my 6000th post!
    And on my Birthday today! :rolleyes:

    In this thread I want to talk about Finned Rim or Finning caused by a Abnormally Strong Strike on a Blank Planchet.
    Here is a simple definition from the website
    Quote - "Definition: A fin is a thin flange that extends vertically from the rim/edge junction of a coin struck within the collar. It is caused by excessive striking pressure or a localized increase in striking pressure caused by slight die tilt. The extra pressure causes coin metal to squeeze into the narrow gap between die neck and collar. Fins can develop on either face or both faces simultaneously. A fin may encircle a coin or may be restricted to one pole. The latter is the kind typically produced by die tilt" closed quote
    I want to share this webpage with you - rim
    Here are some examples of some Finned Rims from my collection
    Enjoy :woot:
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2017
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  3. SchwaVB57

    SchwaVB57 Well-Known Member

    Happy birthday and keep posting the errors for the education of newer collectors.
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  4. Amos 811

    Amos 811 DisMember

    Happy birthday!
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  5. sam_raph

    sam_raph Active Member

    Happy birthday!
    Also, I have this 1905 Ceylon 1 cent that I was wondering about. Do you think it is finned?
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  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Great photos! Congrats and Happy Birthday Paddy!! :)
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  7. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector're 6000 years old......OMG that cake must look like a super nova! Happy Birthday old man and many many more! MOSES!
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  9. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday Paddy and many more to come ...........
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  10. Insider

    Insider Talent on loan from...

    Here is a B'day present. Gold dime w/wire rim (fin) separation. :happy:

    Attached Files:

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  11. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    HEY EVERYONE INSIDER IS GIVING GOLD COINS AWAY! As birthday presents......:happy:
    PM him your birthdays...... Mine is about 55 days out...
    I like to place my request for a double eagle now! :pigeon::pigeon:
    see I don't care what you guys say about him even if it is true! :p
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  12. Insider

    Insider Talent on loan from...

    Hi all..
    Welcome to my 6000th post!
    And on my Birthday today! :rolleyes:

    What gives @Paddy64? You wrote today was your birthday.

    Mine is about 55 days out...

    :facepalm: Then you posted it is in a few months! Are you drinking tonight?:D

    Sorry, the coin is not mine.
  13. Amos 811

    Amos 811 DisMember

    paddyman's bday not paddy64....your drunk
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  14. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    hahaha.. You got my age backwards! I'm 46
  15. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    Hey, I'll be 70 in August. How about giving me a $20 St. Gaudens in MS70.

  16. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Happy Birthday and many more to come!!
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  17. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Ok the evidence is in Insider can't
    hold his Kool ade ! :jawdrop:
    It is Paddyman98 birthday , second he's 46 not
    64 ,,,,, I am Paddy54 ! Not 64 duh :jawdrop: Again!
    No wonder reading your posts is like talking to a 5 year old all sugared out:wideyed:!
    :stop: Stop
    You now have been enrolled in a 7 step program:bag:,
    before posting you must first blow into the tube that has been installed on your computer :nailbiting: if sober you may type something ,if not you'll receive a 50,000 volt shock:eek:.
    This is the same system that was installed on green18 :bag:computer...... notice Ken has been MIA! Shocking :D.
  18. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I think he's on the pipe:cigar:
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  19. sam_raph

    sam_raph Active Member

  20. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    I was enjoying the rolling, emoticon what's up @green18
    By the Way Happy B day!
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  21. dchjr

    dchjr Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday! Nice post and pictures explaining finning.
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