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Cuba 1920 20 Centavos “RAYS ON REVERSE” Variety or Mint Error?

20 centavos Rays on reverse variety
1920 20C RAYS ON REVERSE variety
1920 20C RAYS ON REVERSE variety
Stack’s March 2008 Coin Galleries
LOT 3611 DESCRIPTION
CUBA. Republic. 20 Centavos, 1920. Arms of the Republic. Rv. Star in rays. KM 13.2. Gleaming cartwheel silver displays a wealth of peripheral gold. MS-63 (ANACS).
Update 1
Obverse design features overlayed on both the obverse and the reverse showing perfect overlap of the obverse star and rays and the reverse rays
The overlay shows relative position of dies when the die clash occurred,
courtesy of Ricardo Lopez. 
Update 2
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Note the very prominent RAYS ON REVERSE! 

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2 comments on “Cuba 1920 20 Centavos “RAYS ON REVERSE” Variety or Mint Error?

Joseph Crespo

It’s not a new variety it’s just a very hard to find die clash on a Cuban coin

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JC

Agree that technically it may be a mint error and not a formal variety, but it is something else to look forward in the 1920 series, just like the NO DOT AFTER “G” pieces. Are those a different variety or the result of filled dies or die adjustments?

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