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Re: Another "rookie" question

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  • Mike Diamond
    Misalignments can also be caused by movement of the die carriage or housing. The die itself does not have to be loose. ... the die ... alignment. ... down ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 3, 2006
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      Misalignments can also be caused by movement of the die carriage or
      housing. The die itself does not have to be loose.

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Wilharm"
      <robert.wilharm@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dennis
      > Yes. You will find misaligned strikes on all denominations. When
      the die
      > moves or gets loose in its holder there will be a slight miss
      alignment.
      > Its something I doubt that the mint can correct without slowing
      down
      > production and I doubt that will happen.~robert
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Dennis P. Skea" <dpskea@...>
      > To: <errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, September 03, 2006 7:36 PM
      > Subject: [Error Coin Information Exchange] Another "rookie" question
      >
      >
      > I recently asked about "slightly off center" Roosevelt dimes, and
      was
      > told that this occurs regularly with these coins. Does it also
      occur
      > with Lincoln cents? On the obverse, the rim is practically
      > non-existant at 4 to 5 pm, and well pronounced at 10 to 11AM.
      > Dennis
      >
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