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1934 50c MS62 Obv Struck Thru Grease

AzurescensAzurescens Posts: 2,683 ✭✭✭✭✭

I sent this coin in for regular grading and I guess it was struck through grease.

I didn't even know it had an error on it until my submission was upgraded. This is my first example.

What exactly am I looking at here?

That weird scratchy patch looking thing near L in Liberty?

I thought struck through grease looked different than this. Like, big swaths of design elements missing or something.

Are these types of errors desirable on WLH?

Thank you in advance.


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    OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,811 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Can we see the entire slab?

    Disclaimer: I'm not a dealer, trader, grader, investor or professional numismatist. I'm just a hobbyist. (To protect me but mostly you! 🤣 )

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    GreenstangGreenstang Posts: 810 ✭✭✭✭

    That could be struck through grease or grit. Don’t forget that with each impression
    there gets to be less grease on the coin until it disappears completely. Yours may have
    been getting to that point where there was little grease left.

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    OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,811 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Greenstang said:
    Don’t forget that with each impression there gets to be less grease on the coin until it disappears completely.
    Yours may have been getting to that point where there was little grease left.

    Really? Less grease on the coin until it disappears completely? Is that how it works?

    Disclaimer: I'm not a dealer, trader, grader, investor or professional numismatist. I'm just a hobbyist. (To protect me but mostly you! 🤣 )

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    AzurescensAzurescens Posts: 2,683 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @OAKSTAR said:
    Can we see the entire slab?

    Sure.


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    OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,811 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks @Azurescens

    I didn't notice this in the original picture.

    I was always kind of under the impression that a term "Struck Through Grease" was or could be a generic term. I believe there could be other types of debris struck into coins that might resemble grease.

    Disclaimer: I'm not a dealer, trader, grader, investor or professional numismatist. I'm just a hobbyist. (To protect me but mostly you! 🤣 )

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    MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 32,218 ✭✭✭✭✭

    what's the brown on the obverse?

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    SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,254 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If that was a more valuable coin, I may give it another try.

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    BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,413 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The coin itself looks a lot better than a 62, IMHOP.

    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon
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    Cougar1978Cougar1978 Posts: 7,637 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 23, 2024 7:08PM

    Not for me - pass. Don’t want crummy stuff on my coins.

    So Cali Area - Coins & Currency

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