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12 Jan 2022

Oddities – States versus States

Coins | Stan McDonald - author

A comparison of the lettering on both coins shown in the photos reveals that the coin on the bottom was struck close to the rim, causing the letters to be distorted. Note the "S" on both samples are distinctly different.

Stan McDonald - Author

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CheerioCoins

Level 5

Another great error. Thanks for sharing!

Kepi

Level 6

Very interesting... ; )

I. R. Bama

Level 5

Could you put it into context for me please? Are these from the same mint? Is this you would see on coins of the same year from different mints?

Both of these coins were from 2021

Golfer

Level 5

Very interesting. Thanks

It's Mokie

Level 6

You have far more patience than I could ever have. Is it an actual variety or is it something along the lines of simple die wear.

This is a case of the strike on the coin not being perfectly centered. The coin was strike on the slightest angle close to the rim making the strike weak.

AC coin$

Level 6

You have a keen vision. Good information . Thanks for sharing .

Longstrider

Level 6

Cool. It's like an entire different script was used. Thanks.

How much do they cost?

Free for the picking from rolled coin

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