Re: strange dime
- --- In email@example.com, mdia1@a...
wrote:Thanks for the info. ill try to get a pic posted....didnt know
such thing as a grease strike existed. Ill post picture later
thanksfor your help.
> Without a picture it's hard to say exactly what you have. There
> possibilities:die cap.
> 1. A capped die strike. This is a coin struck through an obverse
> A die cap forms when a coin sticks to a die and wraps around itsneck as it
> pounds a succession of planchets.of
> 2. A heavy "grease strike". Coin is struck through a heavy layer
> obstructing matter. Often a mixture of grease and metal dust.face
> 3. An altered coin.
> In a message dated 10/31/05 9:09:43 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> bdanddc@y... writes:
> I am very new to collecting. I recently found a dime that the
> appears to be almost non existent on. It is not worn off it lookslike
> the die did not strike hard enough. You can barely make out theword
> liberty and the outline of the head. I was wondering if anyoneelse
> had seen anything like this or could point me in the rightdirection
> to find out about it...thanks