ddr70

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  1. How many DDOs, TDOs or errors did you find??? Did RCTV spring for Variety Plus? Need some help cherrypicking? :-)
  2. Reminds me of the heist of a 100kg Canadian ML. BERLIN (Reuters) - Four men went on trial in January for stealing a 100 kg (220 pound) Canadian “Big Maple Leaf” - once recognized as the biggest gold coin in the world - believed to have been melted down since its theft from Berlin’s Bode Museum in March 2017. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-trial-coin-theft/four-men-go-on-trial-for-theft-of-giant-gold-coin-from-berlin-museum-idUSKCN1P41KM
  3. I've never heard of a rolled error. How does it happen? Planchet meets struck coin? I would think the planchet subsequently being struck would remove all evidence of the transfer from a struck coin on that planchet. But I'm guessing. Gold is relatively soft--I assume it's softer than Silver and you can definitely get deep reeding marks on silver dollars presumably from a drop after coining onto another coin in a bin. I'm a big fan of the counter clash. I have an example here <https://coins.www.collectors-society.com/WCM/CoinView.aspx?sc=345619> [cut and past the URL from between the <>'s]. The description is: A Type II counter-clash occurs when a die strikes a piece of hard metal. It could be a die fragment, a collar fragment, a stray nut, etc. The initial strike leaves a die-struck design on the metal fragment. The fragment then shifts position within the striking chamber and is struck again. The second strike transfers the design back to the die face (typically just the field portion). The die face now carries an incuse, mirror image version of the design. Every planchet struck after this will have raised normally-oriented design elements in an unexpected location.
  4. I agree the star looks to be post-strike. But what's circled on the Reverse? It look like a U, right?
  5. I checked to see if I had same date coins in NGC holders to trade--a 1937 in NGC 64 was closest. But I did see a 1941 in an ANACS 63 holder--it's the double die obverse (old FS 12.7). Do you check for varieties? Variety finds make my day. Happy holidays!