Is this a vertical die clash or collar malfunction?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Aaron Nicholson, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. 20180925_052726.jpg CM180925-052255002.jpg I've seen this ring a few times. Read up on die strike malfunctions. Seems it could be a few things, is this even a error?
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    No clash. No malfunction.

    Worn Die Strike. This is something common on Copper Plated Zinc Cents and that's why you see it on others.
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  4. Thank you.
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  5. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Just to confirm, agreed with paddy.
  6. Thank you, a lot to learn.
  7. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Might help a bit...a clash is when elements of the design of the obverse or reverse are transferred to the opposite side of the coin. In other words, you would see parts of the Memorial on the side with Lincolns bust or parts of the side with the bust of Lincoln transferred to the side with the Memorial.
  8. When that happens will there be a hump or indention on the opposite side or will it be smooth?
  9. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Here is a photo that might help.

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    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Sorry, did not mean to post as a thumbnail. Just click on the thumbnail to enlarge. CT is going wonky on me.
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