1965 Cent Doubled Die?

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1965 Cent Doubled Die?

Postby MnemenM » Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:32 pm

Hello everyone. I have been going through some rolls of cents lately looking for different things.

Is this die doubling?

It is a 1965 Large Beads Blunt 5.

Thank you for looking.


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Postby mkb » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:09 am

No, this is mechanical doubling. This is easy to spot. The giveaway is how thin the letters are where the doubling occurs. With a doubling due to a doubled die, the letters will retain full thickness in addition to seeing the doubling.

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