Re: Interesting indent
- I agree with that. Shape is the same as if indented by a planchet. I
would not expect a lamination to so closely resemble a planchet. The
other observations definitely support that conclusion too.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, maaswhole
> Speaking of struck through planchet fragment, I think that's what Ia
> got here:
> Sold as a lamination, and it looks like one because of the
> striations, but normal weight and normal or higher than normal
> presure in the indented area, along with finning of the rim there
> too, all lead me to believe it was struck through a laminated
> planchet fragment. I figured that because the striations match what
> split planchet look like.from
> There are also some marks that were struck into the area which are
> faint and not visible in the scan, it almost looks like the "E"
> one cent on a cent reverse, but I might be seeing things.through
> Any thoughts?
> --- In email@example.com, maaswhole
> <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > In light of our discussion, we may have to call it a "struck
> > planchet fragment", rather than an indent. Although if you can
> > squeeze the word elliptical in there somehow, like "struck
> > fragment of an elliptical planchet" it sounds a little moreunique.
> > Not that it matters much, but proper nomenclatureDiamond"
> > is important.
> > Gee Mike, I'm surprised you didn't correct me. :)
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike
> > <mdia1@a...> wrote:wise
> > > I'm not sure I understand the scenario. Perhaps it's best to
> > > all further speculation until I examine the coin. It's also
> > to
> > > employ Occam's Razor whenever possible, choosing the simplest
> > > explanation among an array of possibilities.
> > >
> > > --- In email@example.com, Rafael
> > > <my_errors@y...> wrote:
> > > > Since speculation is probably the previous step to the
> > > > formulation of a hypothesis, let me suggest that the
> > > > eliptical clad might have started as a die cap picked
> > > > up from a previous coin. Thus might be the happening
> > > > and the centering.
> > > > E. of S.
> > > > Rafael
> > > >