Is This A DDR-009?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Double Die, May 8, 2021.

  1. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    Due to my affliction of wanting to own every 1963 proof set I come across, I found three on that one site I couldn't resist because the price was right. To my surprise, in each one of these I noticed that they all had what I've concluded are DDR-009 proof Lincolns. If only the motto were more doubled and a little more spread on the devices, I could have caught the big one.

    I'm curious to hear back on your all's thoughts if my attribution is correct. There were no markers listed in VV, so I went with just the details. 63r9.jpg 63r9 (2).jpg 63r9 (12).jpg 63r9 (13).jpg 63r9 (14).jpg 63r9 (15).jpg 63r9 (16).jpg 63r9 (9).jpg
     
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  3. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    Yes, that looks like DDR-009 to me. There are a lot of proof 63 DDRs, and they are all fairly similar. The easy diagnostic on this one seems to be the designer's initials.
     
  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Nice proof.
     
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  5. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Lot of luster, proof like to me also. Very nice Lincoln. Yes, DDR. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  6. Mac McDonald

    Mac McDonald Well-Known Member

    And from a non-error/variety collector, what is "the big one"...? Something like the dramatic '55 DDO...or...??? Thx.
     
  7. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    The DDR-006 for this year which is the only FS recognized one. Just a big one for the year, not the holy grail like the 69 or 55.
     
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  8. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Very nice proof cent...Spark
     
  9. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    That's a DDR? Oh Lord, help us, for we're losing our way. But yeah, I see the little serif split at the bottom of the A in STATES. But you know, I hate to ask it, who cares?
     
  10. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    @eddiespin ...I agree with one caveat: many members have never found a minor doubled die variety, and the minor ones are their best chance for doing so...Spark
     
  11. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    If that's all you see, you're looking in the wrong places. Almost every device except the motto shows a nice spread. I get it, you're not a fan, but geez, nothing positive to say, why bother replying?
     
  12. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Sorry, you're right. I like the coin. FWIW.
     
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    sel w Member

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