Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

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keilg1
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Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by keilg1 » Fri Apr 15, 2022 7:49 pm

The supposed tiara and olive leaf doubling I'm seeing is likely due to the gin, my aging eyes, machine doubling or they might be real. I have no idea so I'd ask the darkside gurus (or others who really just want to chat...) for an expert opinion. Don't think it a VAM-3 (I don't see a lot of doubling on that variety either but I don't think mine matches it), no left lean to the MM (so no VAM-2) and I have no clue what the doubling lower right (rays) looks like on the VAM-4 because the picture is far from clear.

There is ever so slight, perhaps, edges on a lower olive and leaf, as well as something along the back of the neck, but I don't think these impressive enough to even warrant pictures.

Might I have a VAM-1?

Thanks in advance and happy easterbunny chocolate in advance.

Gary
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Re: Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by colwillys » Fri Apr 15, 2022 9:24 pm

My opp is VAM 1 .. VAM 3 rays doubled on right side .. Nice coin

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Re: Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by VamHelsing » Sat Apr 16, 2022 5:06 pm

I'm not seeing doubling.

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Re: Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by keilg1 » Sat Apr 16, 2022 5:29 pm

VamHelsing wrote:
Sat Apr 16, 2022 5:06 pm
I'm not seeing doubling.
Thanks to you and @colwillys.

I blame the combo of gin and aged eyes. Will try and get better pictures because they really don't show what I think I'm seeing (imaginary or not).

Appreciate your input.

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Re: Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by LateDateMorganGuy » Sat Apr 16, 2022 8:40 pm

Gary, just speaking from my own experience, Peace dollars to the untrained eye can show signs of "doubling" all over the place. I don't know your history with Peace dollars, but I had the same thoughts about "doubling" when I first started looking at them. I learned fast however.

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Re: Quick 1934-S darkside question - maching doubling or bad eyes or other?

Post by crabscrape » Sun Apr 17, 2022 12:03 am

Gary,
Just keeping drinking your Gin! the 34S is a tough coin in general. You will know when you have a 3 or 4.

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