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Re: 1918P nickel, rusted die, double struck or soaked in vinegar?

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  • Mike Diamond
    Interesting. Since the pebbled texture is confined to the field, it is unlikely to represent acid attack or any other kind of environmental damage. I think a
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 23, 2010
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      Interesting. Since the pebbled texture is confined to the field, it is unlikely to represent acid attack or any other kind of environmental damage. I think a rusted die or an unusual form of die deterioration would be the most likely explanation. I see no sign of a double strike.

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "morgansrmine" <morgandollars@...> wrote:
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      > Bought this nickel thinking severely rusted die. It's been suggested on an other forum that this may be soaked and cleaned or double struck. Pictures in default album. Pitting also appears on other areas of coin, under eye, around mouth and under feathers. Any ideas of what caused this appearence? Reverse is normal.
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