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04 Mar 2015

1953 die deterioration doubling

| foundinrolls

This is the fancy name for the doubling effect caused when a coin is struck by a worn die.

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CoinLady

Level 6

A little too subtle for me

Mike

Level 7

Any coin that is doubled check the cherry pickers book you never know what they list in there. I found a ddr. Never new how much it was worth. Now it in my safe! Always check!

user_7180

Level 5

Everything is collectable to someone. Especially as a type of error!

numi613

Level 4

Cool!! Out of curiosity, is it worth more than a normal 1953?

user_6683

Level 4

Nice cent you got there!

cool!

foundinrolls

Level 3

Ths is very common, especially on cents of the 1950s. It is the same thing that caused what is known as the Poorman's Doubled Die on 1955 cents. It is not a doubled die as we know it since the doubling is caused by die wear and not duplication caused by hubbing a die incorrectly. Although neat to look at it should never be confused with a doubled die.

CMCC

Level 5

DDD, or even DDDD! Die Deterioration Doubled Date! I've never heard of that fancy error! I like that coin!

Kepi

Level 6

Great find! I love doubling!

Peter

Level 4

Nice Coin and good job in find it

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