1944 Wheat Penny

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  1. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    I have this 1944 wheat penny and I don’t know if this is an error or not... can anybody tell me?

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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    If you notice the push dent on the back side,

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    since a DIE has flat faces then this was done after it left the mint.
    So the front / obverse has the section that was pushed in, and thus pushed out the back side. Thus is is simply damage.
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    but the GOOD news is, it's worth at least 1 cent. I has not lost it's face value since being minted !!
     
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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Someone hit it with a blunt object. See how it flattened out on the Reverse side. Damaged :(
     
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  5. Silverpop

    Silverpop Active Member

    Called Post Mint damage which your coin is
     
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  6. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    At first glance ir looks like a strike through, but the deformed reverse tells it is an after market modification. Otherwise known as post mint damage. Meow was fooled at first glance at a number of coins like this when CRH.
     
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  8. DarkRage666

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    I found it in my grandfathers change and thought it was strange
     
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  9. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    This is a reason why we always ask for a obverse and reverse photo. Sometimes you may think there is nothing going on with the opposite side, but there may be something we can pick up on to give a definitive answer.
     
  10. DarkRage666

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    I noticed the backside which indeed is why I posted both sides
     
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  11. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Sure is an odd shape/mark for PMD, but that's what it is.
     
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  12. DarkRage666

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    Yeah... I still wanna know how whoever did this did it... but I guess the world will never know
     
  13. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Maybe Chris @cpm9ball did it. He's been around long enough. ;););)
     
  14. DarkRage666

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    XD
     
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  16. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    It looks like a Fool Tool to me.:rolleyes:
     
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  17. DarkRage666

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    XD
     
  18. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Definitely damaged. The reverse makes it clear.
     
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