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Question about 1979 SBA Dollar varieties...

MrEurekaMrEureka Posts: 23,939 ✭✭✭✭✭

I know about the wide and narrow obverse rim varieties. A couple of questions, though.

Do the reverse dies also come both ways?

If they do, are there any rare obverse/reverse die combinations?

Andy Lustig

Doggedly collecting coins of the Central American Republic.

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    DIMEMANDIMEMAN Posts: 22,403 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would bet there are some.

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    ECHOESECHOES Posts: 2,974 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great question, something new to look for...

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    LanLordLanLord Posts: 11,681 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I was under the impression that the terms "wide rim" and "narrow rim" were misnomers, the placement of the date was actually what differed in the two, therefore the multi-angled rim was the same width on both types.

    If that's the case, the reverse shouldn't have any differences unless the placement of design elements changed there too.

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    JBKJBK Posts: 14,745 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @LanLord said:
    I was under the impression that the terms "wide rim" and "narrow rim" were misnomers, the placement of the date was actually what differed in the two, therefore the multi-angled rim was the same width on both types.

    This was sort of my understanding as well. I understand that the rims can appear to be various thicknesses/widths, but the distance of the date to the inside of the rim is the real differentiator as I recall.

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