1936 D Lincoln Wheat Penny - take a look...

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  1. Hagenhomestead

    Hagenhomestead Hospitalized

    Penny rolling... Obverse looks decent, reverse with acid like bubbles however the flow of melt from the "O" to "N" in ONE and "N" to "T" in Cent is high and even with the letters. Acidic looking bubbles west/southwest reverse but the flow of the copper between those couple letters is pretty smooth if it's a curb side acid damage job. No clue, just wanted to share. Thanks CT Crew 20190806_012722.jpg 20190806_012633.jpg 20190806_012801.jpg 20190806_012124.jpg 20190806_012027.jpg
     
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  3. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Yep, looks like a drop of an acidic substance landed on the reverse.
     
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  4. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Maybe there was an offset cent or dime glued on it at one time.
     
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  5. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    Looks like there is glue with air bubbles on the reverse.
     
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  6. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Looks like glue to me as well.
     
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  7. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    many uses of coins and glue ....
    here's lookin' at you
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  8. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

  9. Burton Strauss III

    Burton Strauss III Well-Known Member

    Looks like it was glued to something for many years, so the glue protected some of the original surfaces while the rest of the coin toned during normal atmospheric exposure. Then it was popped off the backing, leaving some of the glue.

    You can try a soak in pure acetone to remove the glue, but nothing is going to fix the difference in exposure to the atmosphere except time which will make the whole thing - at best - an ugly uniform dark brown in another 80 years.
     
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  10. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Old adhesive.. Not a mint error of any kind.
     
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  11. Hagenhomestead

    Hagenhomestead Hospitalized

    Hahaha!
     
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