Big V Talks ON US Coin Collecting: Struck Through and Through!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Struck Through and Through!

Struck through mint errors are caused when a piece of foreign material (often lint or grease) is struck into the surface of the coin. The foreign material then becomes dislodged but leaves behind a recessed area where the design was not struck. The name “struck through” (sometimes shortened to... Sign in to see full entry.

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