>The key difference between the two 1981-S proof mintmarks is:
>The Type I has both upper and lower loops symetrical, or "perfect circles."
>The Type II has a perfect circle lower loop, but the upper loop is distorted,
>elongated, and flat at the top of the curve, so it is not a perfect circle.
>are never going to see this with the unaided eye, unless you have 60/20
>so use at least a 10X lens when looking at them.
Alan's 1982 description and a 10X have made me Thousand$ over the last 18
years...mostly just looking over dealers' stocks at coin shows. Unfortunately,
they're mostly gone now as Alan told EVERYBODY...dang it!
I still read his stuff hopin' for another thousand$$$$$ idea...but this time
I'm gonna ask him not ta tell anybody else...
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