1990 penny no mint mark

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Alejandro Botello, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. Alejandro Botello

    Alejandro Botello New Member

    I have 2 1990 no mint mark pennies how can. U tell they weren't proof and some one purposely put em in circulation along time ago when they came out come no one knew they be worth any thing let's be realistic for all ppl in denial IMG_20161019_211138.jpg

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  3. jwitten

    jwitten Well-Known Member

    Umm, might want to start your own thread about that. It has nothing to do with the Ally bank penny.
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  4. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    try making a new thread with this question, hijacking existing threads is sort of frowned upon! But seriously, we're here to help :)
  5. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    and for the record, it's not a proof. You'll want to look for Lincoln's head being strangely "frosty", or sort of matte-looking. Also, the fields (ie, everything not the head) should be strangely shiny.
  6. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector

    Moved these posts to a new (separate) topic.
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  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Alejandro.. Your 2 Cents are not proof. If you look at the raised rim they are rounded not flat as a proof should look.
    There is no Mintmark because they were struck a the Philadelphia Mint.

    And the best evidence is that the date looks doubled due to Die Deterioration. It's a plating issue for that date.
    I don't think that 2 proof coins would have that type of minor doubling error
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