1. Bryan Hughes
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  3. Tuesday, 02 April 2019
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I have a Bicentennial Ike dollar, and on the reverse side just left of the liberty bell and under the U in United, there is a raised letter M in a script style. There is probably a very interesting story behind the M, just wondering if anyone knows anything about this minting error? If you turn it upside down it could also be a W.
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Hi Bryan,

That's not a minting error, that's what's known as a Counterstamp..
Someone stamped it on the coin for what we may never know..


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