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1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 727 ✭✭✭✭✭

I have tried to count the die cracks on this quarter and am having a hard time. I could use some help. Open in a new window or blow the pic up to help. Should be able to enlarge it a bunch to count them. Thanks

Have a good day, Gary


  • TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,746 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I never saw anything like that


    BHNC #203

  • yosclimberyosclimber Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 16, 2022 11:42AM

    Very cool coin.

    First try: 28.
    But if I did it more carefully by marking each one, the number could easily change.
    Also, if there were more photos with different light angles, it might be possible to see that some of the cracks are connected,
    which would affect the count.
    Is there a reason that you need an exact count?

  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 7,642 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Way too many for my bad eyes to see and count. An amazing coin!

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  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 8,710 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I know exactly how many, the most I've ever seen, that's how many. Great looking coin, would love to have the die.

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  • ifthevamzarockinifthevamzarockin Posts: 8,001 ✭✭✭✭✭

    36 :)

  • CuKevinCuKevin Posts: 1,689 ✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for hosting such a generous giveaway; I’ll guess 32 😉

    In all seriousness, very cool coin 😎

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  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,018 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Way cool coin, I like

  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,393 ✭✭✭✭✭

    38 by my count. Amazing. Peace Roy

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is a really interesting coin - did not count the die cracks... a bunch for sure. Cheers, RickO

  • 1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 727 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No one is even close yet.

    Have a good day, Gary
  • SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,060 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 17, 2022 4:12PM
    1. Edit to 48.
  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,294 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I love it!

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  • 1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 727 ✭✭✭✭✭

    When blown up there are 66 individual die cracks on this coin. It is amazing that this coin has such a strike as this. Full head and all with the die in this condition. I wonder what die prep was missed to cause this failure.

    Have a good day, Gary
  • HydrantHydrant Posts: 7,773 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That quarter is awesome! I could never figure out the number of cracks on it.......Probably because I'm just a simple guy......a plumber.

  • CladiatorCladiator Posts: 17,913 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'd love to see a later die state coin from that die. Would be neat if it developed multiple cuds before they tossed it out.

  • spyglassdesignspyglassdesign Posts: 1,437 ✭✭✭✭✭

    60 or more? Dang. That is one looker of a coin lol.

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