What too look for?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Tin_Man_0, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Tin_Man_0

    Tin_Man_0 Member

    Ok, I've asked here and posted a few times with no success as to finding a dd, this latest find I asked my friend and he said it a was machine doubling and I'm like so WTF? What the hell am I supposed to be looking for? I've got doubling as well as on the serifs and on the face of the coin all in the same direction and pretty much the entire coin. Heck it even looks like my previous post of 1971S ....
    1971S.jpg WIN_20190316_11_25_57_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_30_19_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_38_12_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_35_50_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_31_40_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_31_57_Pro.jpg WIN_20190316_11_38_59_Pro.jpg

    Heck even the VDB is doubled!


    So what exactly am I not understanding here? what is everyone looking at because I must be looking at the wrong things.
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Doubling that goes left to right or up and down and looks flat and shelf like is not Doubled Die.
    Doubling that goes in a diagonal direction and are even in height is a Doubled Die

    Look at the first picture you posted of LIBERTY carefully.. do you see how it slightly shifts diagonally? Same for IN GOD.. The shift can be clearly seen.
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2019
  4. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Or how about that split corner in the end of the G? MD does not ever do that right? MD always makes a shadow that connects to all points and corners. That is what Meow would look for in DDs. Or is a Cat wrong about that?
  5. Double Die

    Double Die I know just enough to be dangerous

    Notice how everything is symmetrical in the shifting and surfaces flattened. A prime example of MD.
  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    MD is very common.
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