Doubled Die

Prior to 1980, impression of a die required up to five hubbings to achieve total transfer of the design.
Slight misalignments (may be lateral, rotated or pivotal for example) between hub and die may occur.
Also includes dies that have been hubbed by two distinctly different hubs.

In the past the terms "Re-engraving", "Re-cut", "Re-entry"
and "Re-entered" were intended to describe Doubled Dies.
Shifted, Rotated, Swing and Rocking was also used to describe the "Shift".

These terms were incorrectly applied most of the time,
most coins described this way are actually Die Deterioration Doubling.

1858 Five Cents -Large Date over Small Date Reverse

1952 Fifty Cents -#1 -HP on the Obverse, later progressions exhibit a "Hoof through the Date" Die Crack.
1952 Fifty Cents -#2 -HP on the Obverse, not as extreme as #1, later progressions exhibit a "Hoof through the Date" Die Crack.

1968 One Dollar -Extra Waterlines Reverse
1974 One Dollar -Extra Yoke Reverse

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