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This looks like extra legs?


  • dsessomdsessom Posts: 2,212 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's actually pretty common with Buffalo nickels.

  • Matt97932Matt97932 Posts: 225 ✭✭✭

    What causes this effect??

  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,592 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I see 4 legs on that critter 2 in the front and 2 in the back.

  • dsessomdsessom Posts: 2,212 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Matt97932 said:
    What causes this effect??

    I will call in @crazyhounddog to answer that question. I honestly have no idea, but I bet the hound dog will know! :)

  • JWPJWP Posts: 14,620 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @JBK said:
    That little thing on his underside isn't a leg. :#:D

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  • Shane6596Shane6596 Posts: 759 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Ill take a WAG at it. I think i read somewhere about die deterioration and metal flow lines around the legs and MM.

    Someone more knowledgeable will be along.

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like die deterioration to me.... Cheers, RickO

  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,338 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's typical die deterioration, or possibly just machine doubling. damage.

    The reverse looks good otherwise, with a full (or close to) strike and a non clash condition.


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  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 7,635 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like MD.

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