NGC Certifies Proof John Q. Adams $1 Struck On An Elliptical Planchet
As of October 28, 2008 there are now three known proof U.S. coins struck on elliptical planchets. The first one discovered was the proof Utah Quarter which was featured on the cover of issue 23 of Mint Error News Magazine. Also discovered was a Proof Jefferson Presidential Dollar struck on an elliptical planchet. This discovery was included in issue 23. As incredible as it sounds, another proof Presidential Dollar was just discovered struck on an elliptical planchet and is featured on the cover of this issue.