1957 D wheat penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Avery G., Oct 20, 2019.

  1. Avery G.

    Avery G. Active Member

    I think this is a struck through grease and debris error. On the obverse the "LI" in LIBERTY appears normal , but the rest struck through. It looks like something got in the recesses of the die in "BERTY". The chin is also suspect. On the reverse there is a "2" at top of left wheat stalk. It appears to have been on the planchet before the strike.
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  3. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Damage.. Circulation Damage.. And no 2 on Wheat stalk.. Just a normal circulated cent.
     
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Damage damage and more damage. Check out those links that @Islander80-83 provided. Those are a good start.
     
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  6. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Just a normal damaged cent.
     
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  7. Avery G.

    Avery G. Active Member

    There is a "2" in the left wheat. It is a normal size 2. I can see the 2 clearly with a magnifying glass. I believe it was on the planchet at the time of strike. Thanks guys!
     
  8. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    You mean this?..

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  9. Avery G.

    Avery G. Active Member

    Yes. I can actually see the vertical lines breaking through where they cross the 2. The 2 looks embedded in the wheat.
     
  10. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    It's an illusion, not a 2.

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  11. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It's all circulation damage. You can see the flattened letters and a dent in his chin. Looks nothing like a strikethrough.
     
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  12. Avery G.

    Avery G. Active Member

    PMD. Thanks guys! Big help as usual. I gained so much info from you guys. Lol
     
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  13. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    You're welcome. That's why @paddyman98 is here. ;);):happy:
     
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