Re: [Error Coin Information Exchange] Re: Chambers' info on overstruck 1/4 rupees
- 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
> 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 email@example.com,
> <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
> > I like this Chambers old & yet new~to~me story of
> > by a vise. It makes perfect sense to me.
> > Lindy
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