1970 S penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jesus Quiroz, Aug 23, 2019.

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What do you see?

  1. Large

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  2. Small

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  1. Jesus Quiroz

    Jesus Quiroz Member

    5AAAE840-FF73-4D28-B1B9-B975D65BA4D7.jpeg E22A5275-E1E9-4A48-8674-A11EFCCE49C3.jpeg Debating with my grandson he sees a large date and claims the 9 is aiming at bottom 7 not mid maybe he’s right but I see a small date, mention I am 71 years old so my vision isn’t the best but I Just needed a extra opinion.What do you guys see btw thank you to everyone who’s been helping me out I know I’m a newbie lol
     
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Small Date

    Edit*... I think I got it wrong
     
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  4. Jesus Quiroz

    Jesus Quiroz Member

    Finally thanks sir!
     
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

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  7. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    I think your grandson is correct.

    Chris

    PS. I'll be 72 next Tuesday.
     
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Looks like the large date to me.
     
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  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Oops.. Time for my coffee.

    Perdonae por me error @Jesus Quiroz
     
  10. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Large date. My easy way of telling it is a large date is the 7 is lower than the 9 and 0

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  11. GenX Enthusiast

    GenX Enthusiast Forensic grammatician

    Largie; I find them easy to identify with the 70 being lower than the 9, and the diagonal line from the bottoms of the 9, 7, 0 is how I confirm my usual disappointment. Both easy enough to see once you get the hang of it;)
     
  12. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    The 'O' is easier for some. Small date is 'cateye' shape, the Large date is a large oval.

    Yes, grandson is a good one to remember in the will. :) Jim
     
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  13. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    The small date will have weak LIBERTY but should not be used as a conclusive id marker for it.
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  14. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Absolutely large.
    The 9 doesn't curl far enough around, the 7 is low not high, LIBERTY is well struck.
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