struck through?

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blh74
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struck through?

Post by blh74 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:28 pm

I think it looks like an insect wing. Possible?
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iwillbenice
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Re: struck through?

Post by iwillbenice » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:32 pm

Carbon spot.

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CascadeChris
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Re: struck through?

Post by CascadeChris » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:34 pm

Slag mark. Its from the slag (impurities) in the alloy when being melted that isnt completely removed. It gets "baked into the cake" of the metal so to speak
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Re: struck through?

Post by tmanhg » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:36 pm

I agree with impurities. There is no deformity in the devices.

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Re: struck through?

Post by CascadeChris » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:39 pm

Heres a very large one that was accidentally sent through regular service and given a details grade due to the size. Its back now under error service and should grade...
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Re: struck through?

Post by messydesk » Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:44 am

That's a big planchet inculsion. It makes sense that they body-bagged it as a normal coin, since it's has a big negative effect on eye appeal.
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