1888 help for a new guy

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jasonstone232
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1888 help for a new guy

Post by jasonstone232 » Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:22 pm

Was going through some of coins...blah blah I’m sure you guys have heard this a million times just need some help and options please...i know from the pictures it looks like a scratch but its not
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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by VamHelsing » Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:17 pm

What are are you referring to? The Neck and lips are a clash mark.
If you're talking about the line that goes through Liberty's ear, I have no idea

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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by jasonstone232 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:51 pm

Yes I was inquiring about all of that and if so what can it would be...thank you for the response

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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by Raybob15239 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:09 pm

The long line going from the rim thru the ear looks like a staple scratch from the photo. Is it raised or does it go into the surface?
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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by Kurt28 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:26 pm

I don't know about the scratch, but the clash looks like a VAM-1 or VNA.

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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by jasonstone232 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:33 pm

The long line is a raise line ..I wish I could get a better picture of it but it doesn’t look like a scatch

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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by jasonstone232 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:35 pm

Maybe this picture will help
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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by Raybob15239 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:58 pm

Does not appear to be a crack. I wonder... it seems to sit on the surface as opposed to changing directions with the contours and the top (above the ear) looks to loop back; could it be a string of glue stuck to the coin? An acetone bath might answer that question.
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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by messydesk » Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:12 pm

Raybob15239 wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:58 pm
Does not appear to be a crack. I wonder... it seems to sit on the surface as opposed to changing directions with the contours and the top (above the ear) looks to loop back; could it be a string of glue stuck to the coin? An acetone bath might answer that question.
I was thinking along the same lines. Stray strand of glue from a hot glue gun. I'd poke it with a stick.
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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by ...kenny » Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:27 pm

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Re: 1888 help for a new guy

Post by Mhomei » Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:19 pm

Are tou taking the photo with the coin in a 2x2 flip?

Or a clear plastic round holder?

If so remove the coin before photo is taken

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