1982 Zink penny No E reads pluribus unum

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pluribus unum No E?

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  1. GrandfatherCoins

    GrandfatherCoins New Member

    Is this a common error? New to the coin world. I just started going through my Grandfathers coin collection. Is it worth anything...? Thoughts.. No E in pluribus unum
     

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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    grease filled die.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
  4. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    looks like grease filled die, common to the extent, value is close to face.
     
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  5. MontCollector

    MontCollector Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT!!!

    This is actually quite common.

    They grease the dies before use and whoever cleaned the excess grease off this die left a little too much in the E of EPU. So much grease that it caused the E not to show up on some coins like yours.

    Most of the time it add no value unless a lot of the devices are missing. Still a fun find though.;)
     
  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    I think you spelled zinc wrong.. it's not zink ;)
     
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