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    Quote Originally Posted by Dearing View Post
    So its my leds that are messing with me lol I just wont use them on the shields, maybe that will help me.... Thank you I have yet too see notching so im not comfortable with what it looks like yet... even after seeing pics lol
    If you can turn off your LED's or just use a loupe that would help! The notching on Shields sometimes looks like a notch and sometimes it looks more slanted at an angle. Once you find one then they are much easier to find after that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VAB2013 View Post
    Unfortunately what I am seeing is a lot of glare from lighting. Have you tried to cover your LED's with something? If your scope's LED lights are in a circle, the paper cutout in the shape of a donut is a good thing to try. Also, some people suggested putting a small piece of electrical tape over every other light and scotch tape over the other lights. I tried that with my old scope and the lights started burning out, not sure if the tape had anything to do with that but since then I just use the paper donut thing.

    Also... it would be best to start with Philly Shields because there are only two Denver Shield DDO's and one Denver DDR listed.

    What I suggest is.. sort your Shields by date. Then look over the listings for the particular date you are searching and start comparing your coins to the listings and to each other. This will help you spot the ones that have extra thickness, distortion or notching. You are going to see a whole bunch that are going to look the same (normal) but the great thing about looking at the normal ones is... when a doubled die shows up you will be able to tell it's not normal looking!
    Yup you were exactly right, I turned off my leds and used reg light and they went away... thank ya again that helps the confusion

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    That's good! You're welcome Dearing!

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    Any light will mess with the sensor on digital cameras when reflecting back off of the shiney coins... Due to the rev design of the shield cents, more flat surface than other designs, more light is reflected back into the camera/scope lens... On memorials the columns, steps and roof make the light shoot off in different directions and on wheats it is the stalks and the letters with sharper angles that reflect the light in different directions... Have you tried the black electrical tape over the end piece??? You should be able to tape it in such a way as to allow a large enough hole for the lens to see thru but able to block the majority of the leds... Hope that helps a little!!!
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    Your coin is interesting but I can not tell if it is all from light reflection??? A couple things to remember - If you see the doubling from a full coin perspective but it disappears when zoomed in most likely it is light reflection... If you notice doubling rotate the coin - if the doubling disappears or changes drastically as you rotate the coin it most likely is light reflection... If you are able to get pics with less reflection that would be a great help!!!
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