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Re: A fake weak strike?

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  • richerrors
    ... been ... ... is ... suspect ... down. I agree with all, coin looks bad and BU (Butt Ugly)LOL Best way to authenticate a coin like that!
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 1, 2002
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      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@y..., pwrwgndrvr <no_reply@y...>
      wrote:
      > Mike called this one right - not only are the correlations between
      > obv and rev defects damning, read the guys description - "This
      > quarter is not as large, or as thick as regular quarter...hasn't
      been
      > fooled with".
      > So what does that mean? The guy that ground it down wasn't a fool?
      > But a fool may believe him and buy it.
      >
      >
      > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@y..., yczavala <no_reply@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > Perhaps a vise job up against a large washer?
      > >
      > > YZ
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@y..., "dermestid"
      <mdia1@a...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > This New Jersey quarter looks like a weak strike ("die trial")
      > but
      > > is
      > > > rather suspicious looking for a number of reasons:
      > > >
      > > > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1341810952
      > > >
      > > > The weak features look unusually flat. Also weak areas on the
      > > > reverse do not coincide with weakness on the obverse. For
      > example,
      > > > the "weakly struck" area near the rim at 12:00 on the reverse
      is
      > > > opposed by a well struck area at 6:00 on the obverse. I
      suspect
      > > this
      > > > coin has had its surfaces -- including the edge -- polished
      down.

      I agree with all, coin looks bad and "BU" (Butt Ugly)LOL
      Best way to authenticate a coin like that! Weigh it..
      A DAS has to be of correct weight
      Thanx
      Rich
      Rich Schemmer Error Coins
      WWW.RichErrors.com
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