1955 Lincoln catagory question.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Bargainbidder, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Bargainbidder

    Bargainbidder Active Member

    Would believe this falls under LDS but how would I describe rim strike above the word IN and is the anomaly between letters L & I in Liberty part of it?
    Thanks for the help..

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  3. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    The rim around the edge is called a Ridge Ring. It's caused by a very worn die. You have what is called a 1955 Poor man's doubled die. You can tell by the Die Deterioration Doubling noticeable by the last 5 in the date. Also, it appears there's several die cracks on the obverse. In Lincoln's hair and on the lower part of the bust. (Another indication of an overused die).
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  4. Bargainbidder

    Bargainbidder Active Member

    Thank you, I want to be as informative as I can in catalog book I am comprising for my sons so as they go through it they will hopefully appreciate the beauty of the workmanship in the early coin process.
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