1968D Penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Christopher Timper, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. Christopher Timper

    Christopher Timper New Member

    Error or damaged? I'm pretty new, so not sure what I'm looking at. Obverse is deep compared to rim, reverse is almost raised above rim.

    Any ideas on values?

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  3. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster Member of the ANA since 1982

    It has a bezel around it. You can see on the bottom reverse where it was attached to something.

    Sorry, but it's not an error
  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Welcome to the neighborhood @Christopher Timper !

    Since you are new to numismatics, you have a lot to learn before you can successfully spot most errors and varieties.

  5. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    value ... 1 cent

    you can see the separation/break off of the loop I would guess. The bezel is old metal and toned the same as the cent.
  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Damaged and welcome to CT.
  7. Lawtoad

    Lawtoad Well-Known Member

    Damaged and it definitely has a bezel around it as stated by the knowledgeable people above. A quick internet search for "lucky penny keychain" will produce many images, including ones very similar to your cent that have a key chain attached right about where your cent has the raised part of the bezel. Example:

  8. Christopher Timper

    Christopher Timper New Member

    Thanks for the help on this one. On closer inspection, i can see where the bezel was added to the rim. Looks like a good job to match the coin material.
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