1916 S Broadstruck Dime

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Modern broadstruck coins are plenty, this first year type San Francisco are gem in its place, it saw minor circulation before being saved. The coin is nearly hundred years old, so some scratches are appearance, as of this type of error, full band is common for Philadelphia strikes and well struck in center, less so for the San Francisco Mint.

Broadstruck coins are caused by the minting press loses the collar that encircles the raw metal while it is being hammered between the presses, i.e., the dies. Without a collar, the metal oozes outward. It missing its reed edge by not traveling to the upsetting mill.

1916 San Francisco Broadstruck Reverse

1916 San Francisco Broadstruck Reverse

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