1940 wheat press error or not??

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  1. Shannon.s

    Shannon.s New Member

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  3. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Duplicate thread.
  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Reeding damage from another coin.
  5. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    just 100% damage
  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    No way!

  7. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Oh dang, you got me Chris.
  8. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Looks like a lot of displaced copper. There's been damage that is "similar" to this from can openers. And it can reside strictly on one side. This clearly looks like some type of damage such as that though different.

    There also seems to be just an "impression" into the metal going through the rim between "IN GOD".

    It's hard to know, without being the person(s) that inflicted the damage.

    When my daugher was into "novelty" stuff which included using pennies or quarters into "art work" I had to figure out how to get the design she wanted onto the coin. You learn some creative things to obtain stuff .. and you go through several iterations where you discard your attempts. I'm sure it will lead some "collector" crazy ...
  9. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    No, that's not a "wheat press error," sorry...
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  10. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Possibly chatter from an engraving tool. But yes, PMD.
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  11. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Man, exactly what I was about to say. I laid a still spinning Dremel tool on my workbench once and that is exactly what the benchtop looked like.
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