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1965 quarter has some doubling on the obverse but I don't think its a double die more like machine doubling. I looked at the example from PCGS coin facts double die variety for the 1965 quarter. I see around the forehead, nose,neck, lips, and lettering doubling but I'm thinking machine doubling or worn out die.

examples from pcgs coin facts I was using to compare:


  • justmenutty72justmenutty72 Posts: 394 ✭✭✭
    edited August 17, 2022 10:44AM

    Your coin is definitely machine doubling. Very flat, shelf-like with no splits in the serifs.

  • OldhoopsterOldhoopster Posts: 2,930 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 17, 2022 11:13AM

    You're correct, Mechanical/machine doubling

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  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,932 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1965 quarters were produced in huge numbers, often from well worn dies.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • Thats what I thought machine doubling. I am learning. whoo hoo. Great picture example added, thank you... Thank you guys...

  • Che_GrapesChe_Grapes Posts: 1,851 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I love finding MD coins - I have a 1921 peace dollar with some MD on the word “one”
    I learned that MD occurs when some screws become lose in the press and there is some ‘movement’ during the strike - isn’t that so cool?!!??
    Love the coin - love the date! First date that was no longer made of silver!

  • TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Die erosion doubling.


    BHNC #203

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Definitely machine doubling... no split serifs, which are obvious in the pictures from coin facts. Cheers, RickO

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