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by Bill in Burl
Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Crazy 1881H Legend...
Replies: 35
Views: 21621

Re: Crazy 1881H Legend...

In the making of any working dies, it takes multiple pressings from the hub, each followed by annealing and hardening, making it a multiday/week process, with any one of the following pressings maybe causing hub doubling or chattering/misalignment. I have over 200 1881 & 1882 Obv 1 or 1a large c...
by Bill in Burl
Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Crazy 1881H Legend...
Replies: 35
Views: 21621

Re: Crazy 1881H Legend...

Everyone has their own opinion on any subject, while others may have something contradictory. In this case, you are not going to change mine and I'm not going to change yours. There is nothing in the information that you provided that says that Canadian dies were actually resunk, only that some of t...
by Bill in Burl
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Crazy 1881H Legend...
Replies: 35
Views: 21621

Re: Crazy 1881H Legend...

It is my opinion, and that of other long-time Canadian large cent variety collectors, that there was no purposeful "resinking" of any Canada Victorian dies, in the literal or definitive sense, by the British mints. Canada was its own country then and paid 'full-freight" for all the ch...
by Bill in Burl
Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:02 am
Forum: Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Bug or Trojan Horse in your program
Replies: 1
Views: 7248

Bug or Trojan Horse in your program

It looks like some more crap invaded your site again
by Bill in Burl
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Crazy 1881H Legend...
Replies: 35
Views: 21621

Re: Crazy 1881H Legend...

There were no dies resunk at any time during the Victoria Large Cent mintages. The photos that began this thread are classic "hub doubling". There was no hand punching of all the letters for this particular coin shown (although ALL 1881's will show recutting/punching of the N's in Canada a...
by Bill in Burl
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 5 cents 1899
Replies: 10
Views: 8503

Definitely VF-30, but I think above that, but not XF-40 as there is too much wear around the ear.
by Bill in Burl
Tue Oct 14, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: 25 cents
Topic: 1872 25 Cents Inverted N over N
Replies: 22
Views: 21930

All of the H's are in a different place.

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