Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

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CameronK
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Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

Post by CameronK » Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:32 pm

Hello! Can I invite opinions on whether this is a round or square jewels version of this coin? It looks square to me. Thanks!
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Bond632
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Re: Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

Post by Bond632 » Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:20 am

I agree with you, square.

coinguy
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Re: Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

Post by coinguy » Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:23 pm

Definitely square.
Not even close to being round.

CameronK
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Re: Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

Post by CameronK » Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:27 am

Thanks. I now think I was looking at the wrong jewels!

coinguy
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Re: Assist request - opinion - square or round jewels? 1978 50 Cent

Post by coinguy » Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:44 am

It is the rectangle jewels in the band you need to look at.
In the Round Jewels, the first and third jewel are round.

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