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1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 6:54 pm
by Libby
This looks like two eyes they are both identical also it weighs 27 grams less than it should, any thoughts?
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Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 7:08 pm
by Paul
I hugeeyes a well-worn 1898 Indian Cent that is damaged.

:eureka:
I believe what you're seeing here is a "well-placed" contact mark.

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 7:23 pm
by Libby
Thank you very much PALH1.

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:12 pm
by Daniel
I agree a well placed contact mark.

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 6:25 pm
by Libby
Thank you Daniel.

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 7:35 pm
by Daniel
You're welcome

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 8:04 pm
by Goldmember22
So another coin making contact with that coin made an exact replica of that eye how does that work . I'm just trying to understand

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 9:17 pm
by Paul
It just looks that way in the image:
hugeeyes "Pareidolia"

we see this all the time...

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 9:30 pm
by mhonzell
PALH1 wrote:It just looks that way in the image:
hugeeyes "Pareidolia"

we see this all the time...
Agree

Re: 1898 Indian Head Cent Double Eyes ?

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 9:41 pm
by Goldmember22
I thought u guys said it was a contact mark that didnt answer my question about the contact mark