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Although the die is deteriorated and clashed at least twice, you can still see the string in the pearls very boldly. Very often, the string can’t be seen at all on MS coins. On this example, you can see them between each pearl. Nice.

Thanks–It may just be my technique that brings these details out. On my more “natural” shot, they are hard to see–full-size link below. I also see some lines in the fields between the date and bust. The rim cuds are more interesting too. Wish I had an MS 1887 DDO or any major MPD to shoot! 😀 Note: this level of detail just isn’t possible on slabbed coins. The plastic window degrades the optics (even when totally clear)–there is no real workaround.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7314/16252152908_a4334b8ee9_o.jpg


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