1973 penny

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  1. Jimm

    Jimm Active Member

    Morning, I know this 1973 penny is wiped out what can you tell me if it's environmental damage on the liberty thanks
     

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Not with those pictures...The rest of it looks like scrapes so I imagine that LIBERTY is the same case.
     
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  4. Jimm

    Jimm Active Member

    My bad, here's another one
     

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  5. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Your photos, particularly the obverse one, are too blurry, but I'm guessing that it is a case of "road rash". ~ Chris
     
  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Definitely road rash! ~ Chris
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Damaged and worth face value.
     
  8. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    looking at all the road rash type damage all over the rest of the coin,
    including the rim directly to the left,
    why would you think the immediate area where LIBERTY is located would be any different ?
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  9. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    PMD, worth 1¢.
     
  10. Jimm

    Jimm Active Member

    Good question why isn't the rest of liberty wiped out or more of liberty
     
  11. Jimm

    Jimm Active Member

    When I blow up the coin it come in clearly. I posted a better pic, u see it
     
  12. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    When a golf ball lands on the putting green, does it wipe out a large area or just a small divot? ~ Chris
     
  13. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Why isn't less of Liberty wiped out ?

    Why when a car crashes that one doesn't have full control of minimizing or eliminating all the damage done upon impact?


    When you say this coin is "wiped out"

    Can you please provide the following information of Each and Every scrap, nick, scratch, impact, drop that is seen on the coin:
    • Who had possession of the coin during each impact
    • what pressure, duration and method of each scrap, nick, etc.
    • Why did said person not keep the coin, how long did they keep it in their possession
    Once i have this information in detail, then I'll be able to provide to you in detail of how and why Liberty is the way it is.
     
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  14. Jimm

    Jimm Active Member

    No need my friend, I get it
     
  15. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Just a suggestion. There is a Error Coins forum here on CoinTalk. Any future questions you may have you can create your thread there.
     
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