Misplaced Mint marks

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Misplaced Mint marks

#1 Unread post by coinlector » Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:53 pm

Hi, I'm a collector,newly interested in error coins. I have acquired a 1901 Barber Quarter with a misplaced "S" mint mark that is clearly seen just to the east of the normal position. Any info. would be appreciated. Thanks
1901 S Barber quarter misplaced mint mark.jpg
"S" mint mark
1901 S die cracks.jpg
die crack starting just below the tip of breast through the first two stars.
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Re: Misplaced Mint marks

#2 Unread post by Paul » Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:13 am

:welcome: ,
new scope??
it takes time/practice to learn how to id 'die defects', with a scope.....that will hugeeyes EXACTLY LIKE something else, similar to a MPM1 or "blundered" mm, like your seeing here.
if you look at the 'mpm', as you "spin" the coin under the scope....does it come & go?.....appear - disappear - reappear, as you spin it...definition wise.

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