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Re: Mex Imroper Alloy or Lam error

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  • Jeff
    That is interesting for sure and makes sense. I like the sound of it. Impurity load ....nice Sort of like rubbing Aladin s Lamp.
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 23, 2006
      That is interesting for sure and makes sense.

      I like the sound of it.

      "Impurity load"....nice

      Sort of like rubbing Aladin's Lamp.



      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Diamond"
      <mdia1@...> wrote:
      >
      > We may be dealing with differential toning along the grain of the
      > coin. In other words, this pattern might not have been visible when
      > the coin was uncirculated. An improper alloy mix error should be
      > visible from the get-go, but subtle differences in composition and
      > impurity load might become visible later on.
      >
      > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Diamond"
      > <mdia1@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I agree it's not a lamination error. It's probably an improper
      > alloy
      > > mix error, as you say. The only thing that gives me pause is the
      > > abrupt transition from a streaky zone to a uniform zone. That's
      > not
      > > typical of such errors. Is the opposite face streaky directly
      > across
      > > from the streaks on the portrait side? If not, then my doubt grows.
      > >
      > > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff"
      > > <jylitalo@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > One pic uploaded to default folder.
      > > >
      > > > I see the different striations of what appear to be improperly
      > mixed
      > > > metal alloy. They appear as streaks coursing diagonally across
      > the
      > > > obverse face from rim to rim.
      > > >
      > > > I am thinking in this cause it is not a lamination flaw, or
      > a "split
      > > > before strike" situation.
      > > >
      > >
      >
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