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by demetri
Sun May 28, 2023 3:49 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

Or is it that they are so common it is a bam 1? IMO, the doubling is how all of the D1 dies were made, so it doesn't point to a specific VAM. Figuring out which one you have is something you still need to do. Start looking for scribbles and die cracks -- after checking to see if it's an infrequent ...
by demetri
Sun May 28, 2023 3:34 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: can't find right vam
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: can't find right vam

The attribution guides are very helpful too
by demetri
Sun May 28, 2023 3:27 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

And I have to amend the post i can see the lines in my first 8 so ,,,, my bad :lol: :lol: Wow that is some wicked planchet striae. Thanks to all for the planchet lesson, it is invaluable. There are so many great minds here at vamworld and I appreciate the hard work involved with keeping things stra...
by demetri
Sat May 27, 2023 2:18 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

Like JB said, the scratches are caused by a drawbench or roller mill and not an intentional adjustment to planchet weight, so I guess dirty or worn equipment so roller marks or Planchet Roller Marks. So these are a mint error and Im going to guess not a good one.
by demetri
Sat May 27, 2023 1:52 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

ohhh drawn out as in a press or mill, I get it....
by demetri
Sat May 27, 2023 1:50 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

Does it weight a hair more, or less than spec? I'll Guess its not bad IMO , in answer to your question . But it wont get a new VAM number .What say you @vampicker , same as JB ????. Afraid this is going to take more study than just a simple google search will accommodate , to have a better self und...
by demetri
Sat May 27, 2023 1:37 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

I guess what I mean to say is, does it affect the grade of the coin?? Is it a negative to the condition? I imagine it is an oddity not a vam, although it is kind of cool
by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 10:28 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

is it bad?
by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 9:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: my marker bid won!
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: my marker bid won!

Sweet.... Nice pick, nice surprise too. Congrats
by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 9:13 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Re: Striation lines, are these PMD?

I think it is a vam 30... hope they are good lines lol but it looks bad
by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 9:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Striation lines, are these PMD?
Replies: 36
Views: 590

Striation lines, are these PMD?

This pretty 1883 O has heavy lines across date. What the heck are these lines and are they bad?
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by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 1:59 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Obscure third party grading question
Replies: 22
Views: 490

Re: Obscure third party grading question

@@Flat-Chested I appreciate our northern brothers
by demetri
Fri May 26, 2023 1:44 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

So im zeroing in I think, it is one of the necklace varieties, 5 dashes so ots less than the full 49 at least lol wow seeing the prior post duplicate 21P vams eliminated is great, that many less to scour lol 21P is some coin.
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by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 2:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

Thank you, another lesson learned on 21P, i was already going there, much appreciated
by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 1:32 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

Or is it that they are so common it is a bam 1?
by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 1:15 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

But i didnt see any vams with doubling so I will have to dig back into the variety and look harder
by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 1:14 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

Oopps yes it is a D1
by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 1:12 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

This has 17 berries so I THINK D2 but dont quote me
by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 12:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

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by demetri
Thu May 25, 2023 12:39 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Is this dbl die, doubling or strike dbl

I already looked at double die page and still cant tell, it is a 1921 P almost all of united states is doubled but the double on this T 8s extreme maybe a strike double??
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