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15 Oct 2021

Vermont's 2020 quarter mystery detail...

Coins-United States | AC coin$

The 2020 Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park quarter was commissioned as part of the America the Beautiful Quarters program,representing the state of Vermont."The reverse (tails) design shows a young child completing the planting of a Norway spruce seedling near an established tree, resembling the continuation of the life cycle of our forests. The child represents the conservationist seeking to maintain a sustainable forest for future education and enjoyment." -nps.gov***Look, look, look the inverted coin art. Seek for the dinosaur. (brontosaurus)***AC coin$

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15 Oct 2021

Look, look, look go fish in Delaware...

Coins-United States | AC coin$

Delaware 2021 QuarterThe obverse (heads) features the familiar image of George Washington by John Flanagan, used on the quarter since 1932. The style of the design and the inscriptions return to how they appeared on the quarter before the 50 State Quarters Program began in 1999.The reverse (tails) depicts General George Washington commanding his troops through the overnight crossing of the ice-choked Delaware River prior to the Battle of Trenton during the American Revolutionary War.*

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13 Oct 2021

FREAK SHOW 1968 – XVI

| Haney

Today as I looked among my ghoulish group to shine the spot light on a singular performer from my cast of misfits I kept landing upon two individuals and for similar yet different reasons.

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13 Oct 2021

Occluded Gas

Coins | user_22121

Occluded gas occurs when there is reside on the surface of a coin from the wash tank. The gas resides escapes when the coin is plated, creating bubbles on the surface of the coin. More familiar to the late 1980s, when the mint was experiencing cleaning issues from the wash tank. Although not as common, there are coins dated in the 1990s and after with occluded gas issues.In the first photo is a 1982-D Lincoln cent with extensive gas bubbles encapsulated by NGC. The second photo shows a rare 2021 Lincoln cent with occuled gas.Stan McDonald - Author of error coin guides

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13 Oct 2021

Class II Doubled Die

Coins | user_22121

A Class two doubled die shows the strongest doubling toward the coin's rim or doubling toward the center of the coin. Error collectors highly seek coins with a class two doubling, and some of these coins are of significant value. There are 1958 and 1964 Lincoln cents with strong class II doubling, as shown in the photos. These are just two of the many class II DDO coins that collectors have located and encapsulated.Stan - Author of Error Coin Guides

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12 Oct 2021

FDOI1964 Kennedy Half Dollars From Two Different US Mint Facilities

Coins | DrDarryl

I created a unique 1964 First Day of Issue (FDOI) pair of Kennedy half dollars, one each from the Philadelphia Mint and Denver Mint.

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