1985 D Error?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Bryan Dillard, Aug 10, 2022.

  1. Bryan Dillard

    Bryan Dillard Active Member

    Were any 1985 D lincoln memorial cents, minted on a copper planchet. I have one that appears to be. My coin scale isn't working. Got to find one to get a weight.
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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    yes, you should weigh it
  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    That would be one amazing find, if it was.
    Photos are required.
  5. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Please do weigh it. It's also possible it was struck on a off weight planchet. It should not exist by that date though with the last being made in 1982.
  6. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast Supporter

    You can make a crude scale out of a AA battery and a popsicle stick. Create a balanced seesaw and place a known copper vent on one end. Then your specimen on the other. Still balanced? Or is your specimen raised?
  7. Bryan Dillard

    Bryan Dillard Active Member

    Sorry guys its 2.6 grams. I found it metal detecting a homeplace, I was thinking that being in the ground so long there would have been evidence of zinc rot.
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