Is Your Coin A Doubled Die?
Author: Daniel Malone   -   Tuesday October 09, 2018

Double Die Classification:

Class I: Die being re-hubbed is rotated near the center of the die from the position it was in during the original Hubbing.
Class II: Design features on the Die/Hub become distorted or miss-shaped during the annealing/tempering process causing the images to no longer align properly when being re-hubbed.
Class III: Happens when working hubs with different designs features are used to Hub a Die.
Class IV: Happens when a Die is moved off center in the Hubbing Press from the position it was in during the initial Hubbing.
Class V: Happens when a Die is pivoted around a point near the rim during the rehubbing process.
Class VI: Happens when a Hub is overused and the design features become thickened or flattened creating thick design features on the Working Dies.
Class VII: Happens when a Die being Hubbed is impressed with a normal hub and a then re-hubbed using a hub that has had its features changed or removed.
Class VIII: Happens when the top of a Die being Hubbed is not parallel to that of the Hub.

 
 
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