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Why do 1923 silver dollars say TRVST instead of TRUST?

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04/26/2010

This question comes up frequently. If you think about it for a few moments, how likely would it be for the Mint to make the same "mistake" on hundreds of millions of coins struck over a 14-year period without fixing it? The explanation is that it's NOT an error, just artistic license!

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To clear things up, coins are said to be STRUCK or MINTED. The word "print" is used for things made with paper and ink, like $1 bills.