1978p MD or PMD?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Nannerz, May 17, 2021.

  1. Nannerz

    Nannerz Member

    Didnt see anything striking about 1978 p mint and looks nothing like double die, my question being is this post mint damage or mechanical doubling?
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  3. Nick Zynko

    Nick Zynko Member

    Minor Machine doubling; planchet possibly moved in the collar when struck.
  4. Nannerz

    Nannerz Member

    Thank you for the reply!
  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    The planchet doesn't move causing machine doubling. The die moves rapidly back and forth, cutting into the devices. This looks like die deterioration.
  7. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    MD - flat-shelflike. Some play in the die/equipment causing damage at the end of the stroke.
  8. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    It may not be what you expected but at least it's 95% copper. Thanks for sharing.
  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It’s MD with minor damage. Look at the 8 in the date. It’s been scraped.
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  10. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    I agree with the others, MD with PMD caused by circulation.
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