Grading and Strike: Two Sides of the Same Coin

October 14, 2015 in Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Dollar Coins, Education, Grading, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins

By: Bill Fivaz (Coin Update News)


1921 Peace dollar

When dies for any coin are designed, every effort is taken not to have deep parts of the die(s), which create the high portions on a finished coin, directly opposite each other. A classic example of this design flaw is the 1921 Peace silver dollar. Struck in high relief, the central portion of both the obverse and reverse dies of this coin were opposite each other. That is why you will virtually never find a fully struck coin of this date. There will always be a weakness in the central portion of Liberty’s hair on the obverse and… Full article at the source>


Source: (Coin Update News)

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