1987 penny error? What’s wrong with it?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by SharonNicole, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. SharonNicole

    SharonNicole Member

    Needing answers...

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  3. Kentucky

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    Since 1982 cent coins are zinc with a thin copper plating. Abrade off the copper and this is what you have.
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  4. SharonNicole

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    Thanks u. What about the rim on the back? It comes up over some of the words..
  5. paddyman98

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    Not a mint error. The rim on the reverse reminds me of a dryer coin. Sometimes a coin will get caught between the drum and the wall of a dryer and spin around enough to damage the rim in the way yours looks.
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