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Malindsey48
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2017 dime error?

#1 Unread post by Malindsey48 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:34 am

I'm new to this so need help, it looks like a line running down the cheek and a i & L printed under the nose
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PALH1
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Re: 2017 dime error?

#2 Unread post by PALH1 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:36 pm

it's very hard to tell from this image,.....
but i may guess these might be "contact marks"?..... :confused: :dunno :confused:

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Re: 2017 dime error?

#3 Unread post by TheCoinGuy » Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:39 pm

It appears the I and L have been inscribed on your coin. If so, that would be something that happened after the coin was minted, and would not be a mint error. I'm unable to tell from the picture if the line is raised on your coin or recessed. If it's recessed, it's also post mint damage. If it's raised, without a close-up picture I'd say it's probably the result of a crack in the die that struck it. That would be a Die Crack mint error.

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