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Well, explanation a) doesn't sit well with me, you'd
if a portion of the coin's obverse would reach down to the lowest point
on the reverse (keeping in mind also this coin's high rims) it would
cause substantial damage to higher portions of the coin. I
explanation b) is plausible, but I'd really like some other educated
on what could have cause these marks. Please examine the pictures and
your thoughts on the message board! I'll post the correct answer/best
|Madoc Owain's Message Board||Featured (clock-wise from top): Row of 14 "spotted" Sackys, 4 coins at 2x magnification, 2 coins at 4x magnification, 1 coin at 8x magnification, same area at 16x magnification.|
As you can see, there is a pronounced "spot" just above the eagle's neck, and below and to the right of the "M" in UNUM. It's difficult to scan properly, but there is nothing but some fine scratches in the "spot". It appears to be more polished than the rest of the coin. 12 out of 25 coins in one roll exhibited this mark, as did both ends of a mint-wrapped roll purchased from Wal-Mart.
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