Possible New Discovery 2015-D North Carolina ( Blue Ridge Parkway ) DDR

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  1. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    This is the third one I've found, so I think it's time to post one . Not many DDO(s) or DDR(s) coming out of the Denver Mint theses days, at least for Quarters .. A005 - 20150705_092321 (2)-horz.jpg A003 - 20150705_085630 (2).jpg
     
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  3. MKent

    MKent Well-Known Member

    Cool haven't seen any of these here yet and my eyes probably wouldn't catch that DD either LOL. Hope it is one though. Denver hasn't produced a lot like you stated.
     
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  4. Rick Stachowski

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    I'm not sure either, its nice and round, not flat or shelve like looking . I put an arrow to the flower that shows the doubling A011 - 20150705_092534 (2).jpg
     
  5. Briboy07

    Briboy07 Well-Known Member

    You found it on three, WTG. Could be a gd one!
     
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  6. 91stang2

    91stang2 Pocket change junkie

    Will be searching , thanks for the post..
     
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  7. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    I'll being looking this week in all the local stores in my neighborhood . Thanks for stopping by everybody ..
     
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  8. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    What get me is I live in Michigan and we don't get many Denver mint coins in the wild .
     
  9. 91stang2

    91stang2 Pocket change junkie

    I'm still searching every homestead quarter the wife brings home in change or I find in change: now another one to look for. The hunt never ends!!!!
    How long before they pop up on the Fee Bay??
     
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  10. Rick Stachowski

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    I haven't even seen any homestead quarters in the wild ..
     
  11. 91stang2

    91stang2 Pocket change junkie

    Working in Louisana right now and seeing tons of the, not to take away from your post, homesteads...nothing good but plenty floating out here...I will be watching for NC's big time.
    The wife gets change at the laundry and the car wash....I scan every quarter before it is spent...drives her nuts!!!! HAHAHA...good luck
     
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  12. Rick Stachowski

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    Let us know if you find any ...
     
  13. Rick Stachowski

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    Update: So far I've gotten 35 of theses out of " Walgreen " ... All with the same area doubled .... IMG_20150717_114824 (2).jpg IMG_20150717_113904 (2).jpg
     
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  14. 91stang2

    91stang2 Pocket change junkie

    Very nice!!!! Walgreens down the road from here.
     
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  15. phankins11

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  16. Rick Stachowski

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    I went back to Walgreen tonight and pickup another 14 of them and they too, have the same area doubled . So now I have 49 of them . I've been checking the Error site everyday for new listing on the America The Beautiful Quarters ..
     
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  17. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    That inch worm is getting bigger .. A001 - 20150718_094610 (2).jpg
     
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  18. phankins11

    phankins11 Well-Known Member

    Ok not trying to rain on any parades here...but I'm not convinced that what we're seeing is doubling at all.

    I think what's going on is an affect of lighting. These devices are so sharply stuck the the light is reflecting off the top surface and the infinitly small side surface with the edge creating a dark line which creates an illusion of doubling. I took several pics and a video. In some of them it looks doubled, in others it doesn't

    Here is the top flower. Int he first image I used red arrows to point out what looks like doubling and yellow arrows to pointing out the dark line that I think is the right angle edge of the device.

    brp_atb_flower_leaf_DD.jpg

    If the light angle is shifted the doubling seems to "dissipate" or change or go away

    Perspective 1
    brp_atb_flower_leaf_perspective1.jpg

    Perspective 2 - In this image the perspective and angle of the pic an lighting is so drastic that I highlighted the edge of the flower withe yellow and circled it. If you look at the black arrows here they are pointing to what i call the right angle edge of the device that seems to show up as a dark line which seemingly separates the two lines of light that seem to give the illusion of doubling.
    brp_atb_flower_leaf_perspective2.jpg

    Here is the lower leaf in the first pic it seems to look like its doubled.
    brp_atb_lower_leaf_DD.jpg

    But in this pic after shifting the scope and light the doubling seems to be gone
    brp_atb_lower_leaf_NO_DD.jpg

    All in all I think its just the sharp strike on these coins that catches light in places as you look at it and appears to be a doubled edge. Even in the incused numbers in the bottom pic if you stare at it long enough you'd swear there's doubling...again light being caught in the edges and corners.

    I could be way off here, I'm green to spotting this stuff but it doesn't seem to be a doubled die or machine doubling to me.

    Here is some video of me scoping it out and moving the light and scope around.

     
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  19. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    Any time you turn a coin you will get different images of the area . I always try to see which way to turn the coin for the best image of the area in question ...
     
  20. DON DUBOCQ

    DON DUBOCQ New Member

    I GOT A FEW WITH D's STAMPED IN THE MIDDLE NEXT THE ROAD GOING INTO TUNNEL
     
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  21. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    sounds like a clash, or dropped letter error . Take some images, so we can see it ..
     
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