1988 D Penny Mint (D) Error

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by usmarble, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. usmarble

    usmarble U.S Marble

    Hi every one, I'm NEW in collecting coin's, so I found this 1988 D Lincoln Cent and at closer examination I found that the (D) on this penny has been struck through as an error.
     

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  3. Hobo

    Hobo Squirrel Hater

    Your photo is too small for me to see much detail but it appears to be post-mint damage (PMD).
     
  4. swish513

    swish513 Penny & Cent Collector

    i agree with hobo, pmd
     
  5. Billyray

    Billyray Junior Member

    PMD or it could be the plating splitting at the MM, which I see a lot and is another form of PMD
     
  6. 10gary22

    10gary22 Junior Member

    I thought the D might have been struck by something ? I only went to 400x and lost it, but my thought is PMD also. What does the reverse look like ?
     
  7. George mendoza

    George mendoza New Member

     
  8. George mendoza

    George mendoza New Member

    Hi I have this 1988 D penny. Looks like the D is a little larger than a regular penny but it is also silver or steel. What should I look for
     
  9. Gregory Y.

    Gregory Y. New Member

    I have a 1988 silver or something penny too but it has no mint mark here is a few other ones that is silver but the 1943 is a steel penny and i found this 200o looking like this and i have a no steel 1944 penny.
     
  10. Randy Adams

    Randy Adams New Member

    Ihave
    I have a coin just like this too
    Looks like the D is over something, and the field is potmarked somewhat in front of Abe's face.
     
  11. 352sdeer

    352sdeer Don’t piss off Mr. Sparkles

    Zinc rot?
     

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  12. Randy Adams

    Randy Adams New Member

    .here are a few pics
     

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  13. 352sdeer

    352sdeer Don’t piss off Mr. Sparkles

    Sorry Randy but at some point your D will fall in the hole like mine did. Zinc rot!
    Reed.
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  14. Randy Adams

    Randy Adams New Member

    Tyvm. I'll have it graded. Lol
     
  15. Randy Adams

    Randy Adams New Member

    Actually, I'll save all my coins that aren't worthy and put them in my garden. Zinc, copper, nickle., Great for tomatoes!!!
     
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