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1991-D QUARTER ERROR or PMD ?

Good morning : I found this at a COINSTAR machine where I work.
Thank you.

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  • AttumraAttumra Posts: 182 ✭✭✭

    Guess from pics PMD from spooning/hammer etc. the rim. Been collecting two years now so fairly new but this looks like it to me. GL

  • OldhoopsterOldhoopster Posts: 2,930 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Absolutely PMD.

    It's either been spooned or a dryer coin that has been repeatedly tumbled. ALso add a little environmental damage. Regardless of what caused the rim to flatten and widen, it didn't leave the mint like that

    Member of the ANA since 1982
  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Definitely PMD....looks like the rim has been tapped with a spoon like we used to do to silver coins to make a ring. Cheers, RickO

  • JBKJBK Posts: 14,230 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 17, 2020 7:01AM

    Understanding the minting process will help with coins like this.

    There is no way that coin could have been made that way.

  • TurtleCatTurtleCat Posts: 4,583 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lots of these edge smoothing coins lately. Maybe all these people visit the same laundromat?

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