1836 Coronet Head Error?

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  1. RelicKING

    RelicKING New Member

    whats everyone think about this one?
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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Looks like post mint damage. Wait for more opinions....
     
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  4. RelicKING

    RelicKING New Member

    i know the graffiti would be post but the missing strike seems like it always like this. hrm yeah we will see what others think also. still pretty cool i guess.
     
  5. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    The reverse was ground off after it left the mint. It's just a damaged coin.
     
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  6. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    The reverse was ground off -- likely to be engraved as a love token [google it].

    now, just plain damaged
     
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  7. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    All PMD. It looks like it started out to be a love token by some inexperienced person that gave up.
     
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  8. John Wright

    John Wright Member

    Scratched-up and mutilated common 1836 US cent.
     
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  9. John Dunkle

    John Dunkle New Member

    Some one was trying something that did'nt quite work, but i think it was done in the late 19th century. Its just a fun piece with some unknown history.
     
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  10. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    And if anyone would know that for sure, it's John.
     
  11. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    To get to that reverse, you would need to use a die with raised features. The U.S. Mint System only did that starting with the 1908 $2.50 and $5.00 gold coins. It ended in 1929 when those coins went out of production.
     
  12. RelicKING

    RelicKING New Member

    so its a counterfeit?
     
  13. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Speak english please. Who you talking to. A choice few
     
  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's damaged. The reverse was removed.
     
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  15. RelicKING

    RelicKING New Member

    learn english perhaps?
     
  16. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Oh. See senior
     
  17. Bambam8778

    Bambam8778 Well-Known Member

    @RelicKING , for future reference, if you have an error coin to post, there is a section just for error coins.
     
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