1955 1 Cent Varieties...

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1955 1 Cent Varieties...

Post by mkb » Mon Feb 16, 2009 5:01 pm

Below are 4 nice but different varieties of rims for the 1955 1 cent coin:

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Post by zonad » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:03 am

Thanks for posting MKB. hope you don't mind I posted a link to this on CCRS. How do you take these photos?

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Post by mkb » Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:08 am

I use one of those digital microscopes sold from Hong Kong on eBay:

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The optics are reasonable for the price - $50 to $70 plus shipping.

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Post by Lightw4re » Tue Feb 17, 2009 4:31 pm

Beveled Rim come from a little off center strike ? Causing the short denticles?

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Post by mkb » Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:00 pm

Nope. What you see in each image is consistent for the full circumference of each coin.

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