1987 D Lincoln Error Coin or Worn Out?

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  1. agrace97

    agrace97 Member

    290D7DFA-F473-4CDF-9936-94FA42E9DDDC.jpeg 629B50F7-9EE4-4F63-AB9A-E25D126508C2.jpeg Hi! I found this interesting coin. I was wondering if this was some sort of error or if the coin has been damaged/worn out? I would love any advice on knowledge of the coin or how to determine error coins from damaged coins!
     
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Copper plated zinc cent..
    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged :yack:

    Not a mint error.
     
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  4. Amos 811

    Amos 811 DisMember

    zinc rot
     
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    @agrace97
    That's what happens to copper plated zinc cents when exposed to liquids and chemicals.

    I metal detect and I have found hundreds of corroded cents such as yours.. Many even worse!
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  6. agrace97

    agrace97 Member

    Oh wow! Good to know! Thank you :)
     
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