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  • tumbleweed
    Thanks alot Mike. I got this while trolling ebay for next to nothing that was mis-diagnosed as being struck thru grease.
    Message 1 of 11 , Sep 21, 2011
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      Thanks alot Mike.
      I got this while trolling ebay for next to nothing that was mis-diagnosed as being struck thru grease.

      --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Diamond" <mdia1@...> wrote:
      >
      > The clearer the raised design, the later the stage in the life of the die cap.
      >
      > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "tumbleweed" <goldpans@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I still don't understand the terminology.
      > > The better, more clear design image is called "late-stage"?
      > >
      > > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Diamond" <mdia1@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > It depends. If you're dealing with a brockage, you can define early-, mid-, and late-stage brockages. Same thing if you're dealing with a counterbrockage.
      > > >
      > > > If you're dealing with a generic (featureless) die cap, then we can speak of early-, mid-stage capped die strikes if the cap was uniface. Here the decision is based on how strong the ghost of Lincoln is.
      > > >
      > > > All late-stage capped die strikes (like the one you've posted images of) show a strong ghost image of the obverse design and no trace of a brockage or counterbrockage. The cap that struck it could have started out striking just about anything.
      > > >
      > > > If you find a strong brockage in association with a strong ghost, then you've got a clashed cap strike.
      > > >
      > > > --- In errorcoininformationexchange@yahoogroups.com, "tumbleweed" <goldpans@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Are there different "levels" of a coin being struck thru a capped die, such as early, mid or late?
      > > > > Cent uploaded in default album.
      > > > > Thanks
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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