Striking a two-headed coin with two hammer dies is the most difficult arrangement because the neck of the hammer die is shorter than the anvil die.This would make it difficult for the lower die to bring the planchet within range of the upper die.
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It is uncertain how many of these pieces are “errors” in the traditional sense of the word — coins produced accidentally that deviate from the norm because of some mishap in the minting process. Mint officials declined June 6 to provide any details on what type of coin presses were in use at the Philadelphia Mint when the two-headed 5-cent coin was produced, nor how the error could have been executed, intentional or otherwise.
Whenever a truly unusual coin of this nature surfaces, speculation invariably rises about whether the coin was produced deliberately by a Mint worker. The Heritage Auctions lot description from the FUN sale describes the error as having been struck with two Jefferson 5-cent coin obverses “rotated approximately 225 degrees from coin turn.
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Release Date: November 7, 2017 17-37464 On November 6, 2017 at approximately a.m. Coins Forum of the Collectors Universe Message Boards.SS Central America reveals thousands of new findings, celebrating the ‘house organ’: Another column in the June 19 Coin World details what a ‘house organ’ is, and expounds on some intriguing half dollar varieties.A single example of an 1859 Indian Head cent struck at the Philadelphia Mint with two obverse dies is also known.All of them would be classified as mule pieces, since two dies were paired in each case that were not intended to be paired together.Connect with Coin World: Sign up for our free e Newsletter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter The two-headed 5-cent coin is graded Mint State 65 by Professional Coin Grading Service.