1898 Indian Head Penny Error?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by JIMMY119, Jul 20, 2019.

  1. JIMMY119

    JIMMY119 New Member

    Hi guys, I'm a new collector and new member here and I'm seeking expert advice on the following penny and trying to figure out what may have caused the damage.

    Thanks for your help guys.

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Lord know what happened to this coin in its 121 years of life. All I can tell you is that it didn't come from the mint like that. It was damaged afterwards.
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  4. Johndoe2000$

    Johndoe2000$ Well-Known Member

    Definitely Post Mint Damage. (PMD)
    Not an error.
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged.. Are you betting with someone about how it occurred? The person who did it probably passed away decades ago! :dead:
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  6. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    I think Annie Oakley hit it with bird shot after someone threw it up in the air for her.

    Welcome to CT, @JIMMY119!

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  7. JIMMY119

    JIMMY119 New Member

    No im jus trying to figure all this out cuz i got ab ok bout 12 indian head pennies and a 1943 steel penny and a fake replica of a rinan coin from a garage sale and the guy was all like all these coins are worth so much and im giving em to you for 20 bucks
  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It doesn't matter what happened to this coin. What does matter is it's damaged. PMD.

    Welcome to CT.
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