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by PetesPockets55
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Looking for Help on 'Total Population Strikes'
Replies: 8
Views: 39

Re: Looking for Help on 'Total Population Strikes'

..... Today, the US Mint changes out dies every six hours while making 12 coins per second. The bins are inspected about every 15 minutes and if an error is found, the entire bin and dies are destroyed..... I find producing coins at this pace amazing and awe inspiring (Think about it: 720 per minut...
by PetesPockets55
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Minnesota
Replies: 4
Views: 6

Re: Hello from Minnesota

Welcome and look forward to learning about your Libertad and gold Peruvian passions. :welcome:
by PetesPockets55
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Paper Money Currency Forum
Topic: Shanghai China..before it was communist???
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Shanghai China..before it was communist???

Thanks Mark for clarifying and correcting my guess at time period for this note. All I could get from my G-search was on currency issued during the Japanese occupation. Interesting that the portrait is on the reverse which is opposite of most coins.
by PetesPockets55
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Paper Money Currency Forum
Topic: Shanghai China..before it was communist???
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Shanghai China..before it was communist???

Sorry but I'm striking out three times on this one. No currency or foreign money collecting and I can't read or write Chinese. I'm going to guess these were issued after the Japanese occupation because of the English on one side. The date must be on the reverse with the Chinese characters. Widh I c...
by PetesPockets55
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Looking for Help on 'Total Population Strikes'
Replies: 8
Views: 39

Re: Looking for Help on 'Total Population Strikes'

Sorry, but absolutely no help to you on this one. That would be real helpful information but I would think it would vary somewhat by composition of a coin in a series. Copper vs. Zincolns, Jefferson nickel vs. silver and so forth. I have seen a post in the last month or so on a forum (LCF?) where s...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Small planchet
Replies: 8
Views: 1716

Re: Small planchet

Mark, I believe he is saying it looks like a "wheel" that would run on a track. The copper core does NOT extend out to the clad layer. Can the Op provide images of the front and back to look for clues? Also this is where a measurement on the diameter would be helpful to see if it meets mint toleran...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Found in my pocket change...
Replies: 10
Views: 84

Re: Found in my pocket change...

Certainly is some post strike damage but there also seems to be some weakness in the devices above and below the Memorial, which is why I was wondering about the weight. Just trying to rule out possible mint errors. (thin or split planchet, struck through grease, lamination or others). As an exampl...
by PetesPockets55
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Found in my pocket change...
Replies: 10
Views: 84

Re: Found in my pocket change...

And can you give us the weight of the coin in grams?
by PetesPockets55
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1985D Linc.cent off center strike/offset rotation/dd stamping/both sides & more
Replies: 13
Views: 89

Re: 1985D Linc.cent-broadstrike/offset strike/dd stamping/both sides & more

Can't really tell if there might be remnants of a clash or die gouge on the reverse also. In bay 10 & 11 (counting from the left) there is extra metal, slightly off-horizontal.
by PetesPockets55
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Penny hunter
Replies: 3
Views: 26

Re: Penny hunter

Welcome.
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