‘47 penny. Is “WE” out of place?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Chip Kirkpatrick, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Chip Kirkpatrick

    Chip Kirkpatrick Active Member

    620133B7-D52F-485F-955B-A73751B606F3.jpeg EE8EFBF1-ECB0-4B4A-A19D-A2976313CE17.jpeg 328D5A3B-41AE-4854-9BE9-4750F059950E.jpeg BD8F32F1-9F54-46BB-9431-3053D44CEA7C.jpeg C830AFC6-6560-459D-8E81-7FEDC32651C4.jpeg Is “WE” out of alignment or place or is it merely my imagination?
     
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  3. Qsins

    Qsins New Member

    I got multiple Denver pennies that look like that was just looking at a 1961 & 63 & I don't know about out of place well the E looks lower like yours.
     
  4. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Is the E lower or is the W higher???

    I have found a few of these, and my understanding of these is that they are common enough that they do not carry a premium.

    But they are certainly different enough to keep for "Show and Tell" with your friends.
     
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  5. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    That is interesting, Meow had not ever found a penny like that before.
     
  6. Chip Kirkpatrick

    Chip Kirkpatrick Active Member

    So it IS an error but it’s NOT an error?

    No wonder I’m so confused!!! Lol.
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I need fine but is the W higher or the E lower? I think the W is higher but this is fairly common in commands no premium. Put in a 2 x 2 holder for protection and keep it.
     
  8. Chip Kirkpatrick

    Chip Kirkpatrick Active Member


    I will!!

    I’m not seeking a profit and have never sold anything. YET. I simply enjoy finding the oddball coins and am trying desperately to learn which might be actual errors.

    I have a 1908 VDB wheat that was identified as a POSSIBLE (and probably not) proof coin. If that turns out to be authentic than that one I’d probably offer to sell.

    We’ll see.
     
  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A 1908 wheat?
     
  10. Chip Kirkpatrick

    Chip Kirkpatrick Active Member

    Sorry. Can’t train the nets no matter how hard I try. 1909
     
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  11. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Just keep it like all your other coins. I tend to hoard. You should try it. lol
     
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  12. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    I think it was a physical blow after leaving the mint, so damage based on the faint image of the W under the real one and small lines and indents on the rim where the force was applied. The faint image was where the W was originally and the blow sheared off the top and moved the metal up a tiny fraction. IMO, Jim

    3rd photo down
     
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