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by pginrh
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9

Sorry, although I have several different dies with a die crack that are similar to your coin, I cannot positively identify it. :o
by pginrh
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9

The 9 in the 1949 hoof-over 9 is actually a triple punch 9/9/9...In later die states there is the start of a die crack between the 4 and the 9. The hoof over is actually a die chip that deveops after the die has been used for a while. . Editing....the 1949 is a wide date and more pictures can be fo...
by pginrh
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9

!9943 A Die Crack between hoof to 3 to rim is fairly common with quite a few different dies.... is there any evidence of die cracks to the right of the unicorn's leg that would allow a more definitive classification to a Zoell number or whatever. 1944 Is a medium wide date (I find that it is more re...
by pginrh
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: 1949 50¢ Hoof over 9, doubled second 9, die crack between 4 & 9

The 9 in the 1949 hoof-over 9 is actually a triple punch 9/9/9...In later die states there is the start of a die crack between the 4 and the 9. The hoof over is actually a die chip that deveops after the die has been used for a while.
by pginrh
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1951 50 cent v1 in the ear
Replies: 4
Views: 2509

Re: 1951 50 cent v1 in the ear

I cannot get the pictures to display but I strongly suspect that what you are seeing are die clash marks in the King's ear. That are quite common in this vintage of the George VI 50c coins.
by pginrh
Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: Looking For Images Of Date 1943 Double Die 3
Replies: 18
Views: 8262

Re: Looking For Images Of Date 1943 Double Die 3

I am still looking for this particular repunch. Doesn't look like it is available in the GTA.
Rick, you were going to show it to Ken Potter.... any feedback?
by pginrh
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1940 - 50 cents - Hoof through date
Replies: 2
Views: 3634

Re: 1940 - 50 cents - Hoof through date

I have never seen a 1937 die crack hoof though date. The only thing you might find is a die clash through the crown.
by pginrh
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1946 -different gaps between 4 & 6 in date
Replies: 6
Views: 2313

Re: 1946 -different gaps between 4 & 6 in date

Hi Bill.....now that I have updated to an IPad, I can input to this website.
anybody that is interested in George VI 50 cent varieties should acquire Charltons 68th edition for 2014. The Variety section in the back covers these coins in some detail.
by pginrh
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: 50 cents
Topic: 1946 -different gaps between 4 & 6 in date
Replies: 6
Views: 2313

Re: 1946 -different gaps between 4 & 6 in date

Since the last two date digits were punched into each separate die for the 1941 through 1949 50 cents, there are as many different punch spacing varieties as there are reverse dies. Mintage figures indicate that there were thirty reverse dies used in 1946 so there are thirty variations of the 4 and ...

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