- The proper term is "ram strike".
It is a variation of an off-center strike in which a misfed coin
is "rammed" all the way into a collar that is frozen in the "up"
position. It is therefore a coin that is both off-center and in-
collar. To be a fully fledged ram strike, the coin has to show full
contact with the working face of the collar at two points along the
Ram strikes are characterized by a rounded shoulder on the face
struck by the anvil (bottom) die, and a raised flange on the opposite
face. There are a total of nine diagnostics for this error. Details
can be found in several articles I wrote some time back in
Errorscope. If you're interested, I can give you the exact
--- In errorcoininformationexchange@y..., "Ben" <insano@a...> wrote:
> what is a ram error???