1960d cent... die chips, date and R in LIBERTY

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  1. dollar

    dollar Junior Member

    Found this in a roll today... 1960dfullobv.jpg 1960dfullrrev.jpg
     
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  3. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Fun coin. I wonder what it was with the 1960 cent dies that created so many die chips?
     
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  4. CaptainMac

    CaptainMac Gotta Love Those Errors!

    I wonder the same thing. I have many examples of these in 50’s and 60’s pennies.
     
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  5. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    probably too brittle of dies from improper heat treating
    or too much compression strength, or both. lol
     
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  6. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    As Claw says or cost savings measures as this date/MM is rife with chips, cracks and RPM's.
     
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  7. Bluntflame

    Bluntflame Well-Known Member

    Are those die cracks running both between the 1 and 9, and running down from the R in LIBERTY?
     
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  8. Bluntflame

    Bluntflame Well-Known Member

    I have some from the 1940's that are like this too.
     
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