Re: Filled die + Strange Rim + Strange Fields on a Fine nickel
- The missing letters on the reverse certainly appear to have been
caused by a filled die. The weakness in Jefferson's cheek may be due
to a filled die, but also could be the result of a slightly weak
strike. The center of Monticello is poorly struck, and the obverse
rim at about 1:00 is poorly formed, which would be consistent with a
Additionally, the obverse shows obvious signs of severe die fatigue
(die wear). The puffy letters and textured surface are unmistakable.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ben"
> Filled die + Strange Rim + Strange Fields on a Fine nickel at:
> What happened to the rim?? It looks like a cud
> Also in teh obverse left field look like some traces of die erosion
> Filled die -> Missing words on legends on the reverse and in the
> temple on jefferson's bust.
> Anyway is very low graded nickel to be a trusteable filled die with
> missing legens on the reverse I think