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Re: [Error Coin Information Exchange] Re: Chambers' info on overstruck 1/4 rupees

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  • Al C.
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    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 7, 2006
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      It looks real to my untrained eyes:)


      --- Mike Diamond <mdia1@...> wrote:

      > I don't recall anyone ever suggesting that the 1/4
      > rupee coins were
      > struck by fake U.S. dies. The coin in the recent
      > Heritage auction
      > seemed to have all the characteristics of a genuine
      > strike. That
      > fact that it was slabbed would seem to support this.
      > I'm sure Al can
      > corroborate that the overstrike is authentic.
      >
      > I don't know whether the vise story is true, or
      > whether they were
      > cancelled in Calcutta, or something else. All I can
      > say is that they
      > have severe, patterned damage that occurred some
      > time after the first
      > strike in the 1940s and before the second strike in
      > 1964.
      >
      > I don't have one, but it's not a critical
      > acquisition for me. It'd
      > just be nice to have. I did recently buy an
      > intentional Malaysian
      > error featuring a 2005 20 sen struck over a
      > 1988-or-earlier 20 sen of
      > a different design.
      >
      > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com,
      > "mrlindy2000"
      > <adkinstone@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Oh Mike Diamond, concerning these cancelled india
      > coins overstruck
      > > by false 1964 usa dies, I have always thought they
      > were altered
      > > items, but that's just my observation from what
      > I've seen in pix in
      > > print. But, they do get slabbed by
      > Even~the~Best,like yours right?
      > > Sorry for your loss. You did get one recently
      > right?
      > >
      > > I like this Chambers old & yet new~to~me story of
      > diamonds
      > imparted
      > > by a vise. It makes perfect sense to me.
      > >
      > > Lindy
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >


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