1911 p penny.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by User12345666, Feb 12, 2019.

  1. User12345666

    User12345666 Active Member

    Tue Feb 12 00-19-21.jpg Tue Feb 12 00-07-46.jpg Tue Feb 12 00-18-51.jpg Found this 1911 p penny with few errors.. looks like damage but the X on front and back are raised metal 20190212_002314.jpg 20190212_002329.jpg and there's pitting on the coin before it was stamped.. what do you guys think..?
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  3. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    This is not a Mint error. The raised metal on both X'es has been displaced from the deep gouges next to each one.

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  4. User12345666

    User12345666 Active Member

    ? Idk what that means.. I'll just take it as not mint error..
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Someone took a very sharp blade and cut into the copper at an angle to make an X..
    That technique makes it appear raised.
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  6. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    I agree about the X's being damage from a cut. But your coin also has Lamination errors on the reverse. Some metal looks like it has flaked away and left the pitting.
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  8. Shrews1994

    Shrews1994 KIND OF A BIG DEAL.

    Your coin has a lamination peel though.
  9. User12345666

    User12345666 Active Member

    is it worth a cardboard holder 2x2?
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  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    What a shame it was defaced. Thdtbis a nice lamination error on the reverse.
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  11. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    it's a 1911. So it's worth keeping nevertheless ...
    ... 108 years old ...
  12. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    That depend on how many you have.
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