Why is the eagle on the White House twitter page upside down?
The eagle on the background of the Twitter page is upside-down because the picture was taken from behind it looking upwards at the ceiling (the eagle is on the ceiling in the White House).
If the photographer was standing in front of the Eagle, it would be the right way up.
It's just the angle that the photograph was taken, it is not an error.
Some rather uneducated people are saying it's an omen or bad sign. It's not. It's just, as stated above, the angle the photograph was taken in the room.
Upside down is relative to which way you flip the coin. If flipping from top to bottom, the eagle should be upright. If flipping from side to side, the eagle should be upside-down. If the eagle is truly upside down from the way it should be, AND the coin has not been altered, then it could be worth a couple of hundred dollars.
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First verify that the back side really is struck upside-down. Hold the coin with Kennedy's face upright. Your fingers should be holding the coin on the right & left sides -- NOT at the top & bottom. Now when you flip the coin over, the Kennedy head becomes upside-down (on the side away from you), and the eagle should be right-side-up facing you. This is known as a "coin turn". If you were holding the…