DIE ADJUSTMENT STRIKE
Die Adjustment Strikes are
also known as die trials. This error occurs when a coin is struck from the
press with very little pressure. When the press is being set up and
adjusted, extremely weak strikes occur as the strike pressure reaches its
optimum level. These die trials are destroyed after being struck and are
rarely found in circulation.
Images courtesy of Byers
1922-S Peace Dollar Die
Adjustment Strike, PCGS MS-61 (illustrated above). Ex - Fred
Weinberg 1979 (catalogue #10 p.24 @ $2500.00) - Byers Numismatic Corp.
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