1970 s Penny Misplaced Mint Mark?

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by JPGregoire, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. JPGregoire

    JPGregoire New Member

    While coin role searching I found this 1970 s penny. It seems that the mint mark is much closer than any of the other 1970 pennies that I have looked through. I could not find anything that looked like this on Coppercoins.com. I'm curious if this coin has any significance.

    Thank you,

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  3. Shrews1994

    Shrews1994 KIND OF A BIG DEAL.

    I heard that the mint Mark was hand punched on there. Don't no the correct term but that's why they are all in different places.
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  4. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    You said that 100% correct! The correct term might be Oops...
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  5. JPGregoire

    JPGregoire New Member

    1989 was the last year the US mint hand punched the coins. Some of the nickels from the early 70's carry a premium for the mint marks being this close to the date. I've seen a picture of a mint ma

    I am not sure on the terminology either.
  6. JPGregoire

    JPGregoire New Member

    Thank you two. It seemed so odd when I first saw it I thought it might have a chance of being something special. Oh well. I'll hold on to it anyway.
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