1981 d penny Is this stuck on a different planchet ?

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  2. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Active Member

    Some more information on why you think it's struck on a different planchet would be very helpful. What does it weigh? Can you give us the diameter of the cent?
     
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  3. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Looks normal to me. Whenever possible , please post photos of both sides, even if only one side is in question.

    Thanks for posting, Jerry.


    Edit : Actually the left side rim looks different (wider? thicker?) than the right side rim.
     
  4. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Hey Jerry, I just did some quick research to see if I could " name that error " but the name of that specific rim error is somewhat hard for me to pin down.
    That could be a mis-aligned die error known as "tilting" or it could be an edge and rim error.

    Other members with more knowledge will be able to put a name to it, and possibly a value.
    Sorry I couldn't be more helpful.
     
  5. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    Looks normal to me as well, what are you seeing to make you question it?
     
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  6. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Doesn't the rim look different, left side compared to right? Thicker or wider?
    or is it just lighting and perspective?
     
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  7. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    Not an error for this one.... sorry, but too many cents of this era had small differences.
     
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  8. Ill take a closer pic of the rim
     
  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    very slight misaligned die.

    Why are we looking for perfection on something that is being minted by the thousands per minute for something designed with loose specifications to support quantity over quality?

    Quality = Proof, Uncirculated collector packaged items (not something in circulation)
     
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  10. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    That's how people start, Claw.
    I started that way. I think most people start out small looking at small things.

    Hey Claw, you didn't start at the Top , did you?
     
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