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1980 proof set

#1 Unread post by Wizardly » Wed Feb 26, 2020 3:46 pm

Hello all, I'm kinda new at this so please excuse me if I don't follow any protocol. I have a 1980 mint set That looked weird to me. I took some pictures and we'll try to attach them here of the fifty cent piece, then the dime & the penny. It looks like the quarter is doubled as well. Could anyone please tell me anyting about them?
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Re: 1980 proof set

#2 Unread post by Paul » Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:17 am

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Re: 1980 proof set

#3 Unread post by Daniel » Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:07 am

You're seeing reflective "doubling" caused by die wear.

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#4 Unread post by Paul » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:40 am

Improperly imaged…
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Re: 1980 proof set

#5 Unread post by Wizardly » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:31 pm

How do I avoid this

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#6 Unread post by Daniel » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:00 pm

Don't use a microscope and look at the coin at all angles and see if the "doubling" disappears or can't be seen at certain angles.

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