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Ronald Reagan presidential Dollar, strange edge

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Re: Ronald Reagan presidential Dollar, strange edge

#11 Unread post by Daniel »

Nothing about this coin is a mint error or worth a bunch of time looking into it.

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Re: Ronald Reagan presidential Dollar, strange edge

#12 Unread post by Earle42 »

What about the image at the end of spike on liberty's head piece?
First, as Daniel said, there is nothing going on with this coin to make it collectable and worth a premium. Spend some time at error-ref.com to see what collectable errors form the mint are.
When using such a high magnification, people find die chips, small cuds, and other small anomalies that are just minor and common imperfections that have no extra value. We have a lot of this type of stuff here we help people ID.

What is going on above Miss Liberty could be a minor die chip or part of the damage that was done to the rim.

As to the stars being on top of some of the damage, in one picture is is rather clear the star's point was mushed down into the mark made when the coin took a hit. In another, it almost looks like the design is simply on top of some of the metal that was moved by a hit.

Here is something I like to help people understand, that I would have liked to have been told/shown many years ago:

Save Yourself time, effort, and disappointment...don’t learn the coin hobby backwards. 😊

Looking for random anomalies on coins and hoping they match up to something collectable will take you a lot more time, wasted effort, and disappointment repeatedly finding out you have nothing but post mint damage.

Spend some initial time at places like error-ref.com, doubleddie.com, varietyvista.com, conecaonline.org, coppercoins.com etc. to find what actual and collectable coin errors look like.

A good way to start is, for instance, separate a bunch of pennies by date. Go to varietyvista.com and, date by date, use the reference there to see what errors are known for that specific coin/mint mark. Look for those specific errors/varieties using the pictures provided. After doing this for awhile you will KNOW what an actual error looks like and not have to waste time on face value and damaged coins.

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Re: Ronald Reagan presidential Dollar, strange edge

#13 Unread post by Daniel »

And posting is three different times is not how we do things.

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