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Re: No way this is an incomplete clip

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  • Mike Diamond
    Yes, I ve seen damage like this before, too. It appears to damage the clad layer on one face, exposing the copper core as seen in this specimen on the reverse
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 15 6:37 AM
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      Yes, I've seen damage like this before, too. It appears to damage the clad layer on one face, exposing the copper core as seen in this specimen on the reverse face. A genuine incomplete clip does not expose the copper core.

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, Michael Evanchik <ivan0000013@...> wrote:
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      > it looks similar to one(not bicentenial though) that i bought from arnie margolis 15 years ago and recently sold(2-3 months ago) on ebay.its some kind of prestrike planchet damage.arnie even couldnt quite figure it out.he stated under high magnification,the metal in the area seemed to have crystalized.interesting though.
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      > --- On Thu, 7/15/10, Mike Diamond <mdia1@...> wrote:
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      > From: Mike Diamond <mdia1@...>
      > Subject: [Error Coin Information Exchange] No way this is an incomplete clip
      > To: errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010, 9:01 AM
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      > This planchet defect is far too irregular to be an incomplete clip (incomplete punch).
      > pre-strike damage 
      > Instead, it appears to be pre-strike damage
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