1964 Denver Mint Set With Special Finish
Hello, I was just looking at an old flip case 1964 Denver Mint Set I have. The coins in this set all have a special finish with polishing as though the same or very similar dies were used. They have squared rims, same looking polishing lines with special type finish on both sides.
The set looks ok but does have some handling from mint and or whomever had them prior to me. It almost looks as though struck with slightly modified philly sms dies except the Lincoln cent. I have several other Denver sets but none that have these surfaces which provide a satiny look, not shiny nor grainy.
I was just wondering if anyone had seen or thought same about similar sets or if Denver was just not discovered or something. If I put a 1964 Philly SMS next to this Denver kennedy even with few marks it has, anyone would say they were made the exact same.
I am going to see if there are any identifying marks pointing that they were possibly struck in Philadelphia from same dies. They look pretty close. Why would there be a Denver SMS yet not recognized if same thing??
Satin Finish same as philly, squared rims same as philly, almost exact polishing lines same as philly?? Maybe added mint mark after strike?
I will take photo of other Denver side by side to this one...
I will upload images tomorrow as have to clear up some storage to be able to post them. Be cool to have a Denver SMS Kennedy.