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1987 quarter look around the rim

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:22 pm
by Kellyplockman
What may have caused the issue with the rim to be crimped like this. It looks and feels similar to a bottle cap
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Re: 1987 quarter look around the rim

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:13 pm
by Paul
When rims are intentionally flattened, that makes them curl inward, and the overall "dimension" will be smaller.

:eureka:
the numismatic term here is "spooned".

Re: 1987 quarter look around the rim

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:26 pm
by Kellyplockman
Thank you. I'll read about that term. It also explains why it feels harsh not smooth due to the tools used

Re: 1987 quarter look around the rim

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:08 pm
by Daniel
I agree this coin has been damaged.