Trade dollar/chop marks

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Heavymetal, May 16, 2019.

  1. buckeye73

    buckeye73 Active Member

    Are my old eyes deceiving me....are most, if not all, the chop marks in relief (raised from the coin surface) versus incuse (pressed into the surface)? The chop marks I have seen on coins are
    incuse. If there are relief features in a chop mark, displaced metal for the relief feature is created by an incuse impression into the medal.
    If this is the case, the relief chop marks on this coin lends more credence to this coin unfortunately being counterfeit. Please respond to my concerns.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2019
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  3. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Well-Known Member

    Good morning @buckeye73 As I have had this coin in hand,I can say the chop marks are in fact correct. Larry
     
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  4. buckeye73

    buckeye73 Active Member

    Thanks for your in hand assessment response!
     
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  5. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'm glad the services will now grade these.
     
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