1947 penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by MatrixMP-9, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. MatrixMP-9

    MatrixMP-9 Well-Known Member

    I havent seen a millions of pennies like some here but a few. I just want to verify this is some sort of weird mechanical doubling or PMD. The letters R and B are really doubled looking along with a few others. I researched 47s on VV and I came up with nothing. I'd rather check with you guys then let it fester "maybe" in the back of my mind. What causes such extreme doubling like this? Is it a worn die and strange PMD?

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  3. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Supporter! Supporter

    IMO it looks like Die Deterioration Doubling. http://doubleddie.com/144843.html
    If you scroll down, read the part that states that DDD sometimes will appear on both sides of the letter. Like the letter U in PLURIBUS.
  4. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    I agree. DDD and a well placed hit on the B. It does look a little tricky by itself, but in the total view, the coin looks normal. Sometimes magnification has your mind in overdrive with what you are seeing.
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes to Die Deterioration.
  6. MatrixMP-9

    MatrixMP-9 Well-Known Member

    Thank you as always guys.
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