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Re: Another "Cheerios" pattern dollar?

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  • coolwhs
    Isn t this now the third Cheerios variety? I remember Coin World reporting that NGC certified a Cheerios coin with a regular reverse, but it s strange why the
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 30, 2009
      Isn't this now the third Cheerios variety? I remember Coin World reporting that NGC certified a Cheerios coin with a regular reverse, but it's strange why the mint would make a half detailed, have plain reverse.

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Michael" <mdia1@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > I was alerted to this now-expired auction by one of my correspondents:
      >
      > Cheerios dollar
      > <http://cgi.ebay.com/2000-P-Cheerios-FS-401-PCGS-MS67-Sacagawea-Dollar_W\
      > 0QQitemZ280391858820QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCoins_US_Individual?hash=item4148\
      > a83a84&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14>
      >
      > The upper half of the tail has ribbed feathers while the lower half of
      > the tail shows smooth feathers. It doesn't match the Cheerios dollar,
      > which has two ribbed central feathers. Only upper member of the central
      > pair is ribbed. The normal dollar shows smooth central feathers. Could
      > this be an attempt to replicate the appearance of a shadow on the
      > underside of the tail? If the not-too-great photos are accurate, this
      > may well be a newly-discovered pattern.
      >
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