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    Peripheral Die Expansion

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    Date: 1982

    Part of me says this is a dryer coin but the other part tells me it's something else. All opinions appreciated. Thank you


    1982_Something_Obverse.jpg1982_Something_InGod.jpg1982_Something_We.jpg1982_Something_Trust.jpg1982_Something_Reverse.jpg

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    I do not think this is a dryer coin. I am thinking it is some sort of corrosive liquid and severe die deterioration. This one is pretty interesting.
    Bob Piazza
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    This is interesting looking! Bob knows best! I can see where die deterioration and a corrosive substance would be the culprit. Maybe the coin didn't stay in the corrosive substance very long, therefore it doesn't look as badly damaged as most acid jobs we see.

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    Corrosive substance didn't occur to me but that would explain the "mushiness". I believe you all have nailed it. Thanks for your help.

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    That's cool looking... I'm in with the corrosive damage... Here are a couple from Error Ref http://www.error-ref.com/?s=corrosive+coin+damage !!!
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    Here is a link Mr Diamond provided to help explain what's going on with this coin.

    http://www.error-ref.com/peripheral-...n-and-erosion/

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    Very cool looking coin and a great link from Mike Diamond! Looks spot on with the coin pics with his definition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11997755 View Post
    Here is a link Mr Diamond provided to help explain what's going on with this coin.

    http://www.error-ref.com/peripheral-...n-and-erosion/
    Awesome... Thanks for the link and thank you Mike Diamond... I update your header info to reflect the defect!!!
    Jim
    (A.K.A. Elmer Fudd) Be verwy verwy quiet... I'm hunting coins!!! Good Hunting!!!

 

 

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