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edited February 15, 2023 5:24AM in U.S. Coin Forum

Is this a die crack or something different?



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    ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,971 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is a die crack and also looks like the beginning of a cud.

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    It looks like around 1:00 to just about 6:00 was ready to break of the die.
    So I'd this how a cud is formed. A piece of the die cracks off forming a cud?

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Watchtower ... A cud would form if the piece of the die breaks off, and another coin was struck... the result would be a lump of blank metal, at the rim, called a cud. Cheers, RickO

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    That would be one giant cud. I wonder if it made it that far or if they pulled the die right around this time.

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    jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,274 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great die crack soon to be a cud if not removed. I like it.
    Jim


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    BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,408 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The coiner must have caught it and removed the die before it had a chance to become a Cud.

    There are no known Cuds from that date, at least not that collectors have.

    Pete

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    @BuffaloIronTail
    I picked it up because I liked it. It's not really something I collect though.
    I did do a little research before I bought it and saw that no cuds are known.
    It's pretty close I'd say. Do you know if there are any other similar known?

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    Shane6596Shane6596 Posts: 759 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Watchtower, what are you using to photograph? Pretty decent pics.

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    gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,425 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice die crack. There are probably more examples struck from that die out there.

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    @Shane6596
    Right now I am using Samsung A13 phone. Sometimes I can get excellent images other times not so good.
    I think copper is easier to image than silver. Less reflection.

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