1993 Lincoln Cent Dual Coin

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Candice Wise, Dec 3, 2020.

  1. Candice Wise

    Candice Wise Active Member

    I have no idea what other coin is mixed up with this one but it is not a fake.. Any suggestions.. 20201203_034340.jpg 20201203_034248.jpg 20201203_034155.jpg 20201203_034353.jpg 20201203_034435.jpg 20201202_211045.jpg
     
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes.. It's a real copper plated zinc cent which its Copper plating has been Compromised. The inner zinc is rotting.

    It's one normal struck Cent with Environmental Damage. Not a mint error of any kind.
     
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  4. Candice Wise

    Candice Wise Active Member

    Okay.. Thanks Paddy
     
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Here are some metal detected coins I have found.
    Copper plated zinc cents don't last that long when exposed to the elements.
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  6. Penny Luster

    Penny Luster Supporter! Supporter

    Ewww ugly pennies!
     
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  7. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Cool Man !! Fugly Coins ! :)
     
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I have a number of ugly rotting ones as well. It's the zinc and yours is no exception. Chalk it up to environmentally damaged.
     
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  9. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    @paddyman98 I now refer to all of them as "Covid coins." LOL
     
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