1968-d error Lincoln cent

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by JAMES M TOME, May 17, 2021.


    JAMES M TOME New Member

    does anyone know what happened with this is it rare got it back in 1968 about when i stated collecting
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Your post is missing periods, question marks and a picture!
  4. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Translation: "Does anyone know what happened with this? Is it rare? Got it back in 1968, about when I stated collecting." Can't help you out on the pic...
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    JAMES M TOME New Member

    sorry about periods an that thats what happens when you grow up poor. and only make it to eith grade here pictures i hope thanks i am new at this

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  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Sure.. It is unfortunately damaged.
    Looks like what is considered a Dryer coin. It was damaged when it became trapped between the drum and the wall and it tumbled for a long time together with extreme heat damage.
    Not a mint error of any kind.

    JAMES M TOME New Member


    JAMES M TOME New Member

    wow never would guessed any thing like that guess not my meal ticket thanks
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  9. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Hi James and welcome to Coin Talk!! The coin is damaged and has no more than face value! Don't worry about the punctuation marks, we can figure it out. Just stay around and keep posting. You'll learn a lot!
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    JAMES M TOME New Member

    thanks for being so kind jim
  11. Sidney Osborne

    Sidney Osborne Well-Known Member

    And the coin was lost during a picnic in St. Mary....
  12. capthank

    capthank Well-Known Member

    Thanks for pic's.
  13. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    The coin was left in a pocket, the pants were thrown in the washer, then, as they dried in the dryer, the coin slipped out. It rattled around in the dryer cycle after cycle until it was found and taken out. That's how these happen.
  14. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT James. One down with many, many more to go. Keep searching and posting, we are all here to help one another. Thanks for sharing.
  15. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    ...there are many people with eighth grade education who have surmounted their disadvantages and taught themselves proper grammar. In fact, grammar is taught before 8th grade...and, it is “...started collecting...”...jmho...Spark
  16. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Welcome to CT @JAMES M TOME. Hang in there and learn as you go. Good luck, and oh yeah, please post photos Full Image when you post.
  17. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Thanks for posting @JAMES M TOME . Don't let the nit-picking perfectionists get under your skin. They're only trying to help you in their own inimitable way.
    Hang around and keep posting and eventually you'll fit right in.
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