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Die adjustment strike mint error

Dies must be adjusted to properly strike the complete design on a planchet of a certain thickness and this thickness needs adjusted; too much and this will cause more stress on the die, not enough and the design is weak. A die adjustment strike is caused when the die is not properly adjusted and can show a weakness of the coin’s design and result in missing elements.


Values can rage from $100 for a no date Washington Clad Quarter to $4,300 for a no date Peace Dollar, and these where the most dramatic cases since most values will fall into the $100 to $800 range.

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