1997d penny thoughts on what might be a double ear

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Italy8686, Feb 25, 2021.

  1. Italy8686

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    I know y'all dont but just write an article about it and within days it's on most websites as the 2nd found. I said I would post more pics of the coin. And said I wouldnt post anymore until I I think I found something interesting or noticeable well the 2001 d is noticeable to thd naked eye I believe there is a dime on it for that year there has been ones that came out like that
     
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  3. paddyman98

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    :banghead:
     
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  4. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Paddy, 3.9 grams is way out of bounds for a copper cent, let alone a zinc cent. What did he do, weigh it on a bathroom scale? I don’t think he’s got it, that’s why you’re getting the dodge.
     
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    He showed the picture on another thread.
    3.9 grams could be a copper cent that weighs a bit less.
    They are normally 3.11 grams. But he didn't show the entire face of the scale showing the cent and the weight. So another member questioned if he was faking it to show that weight.
    Since then he hasn't produced what we have been asking from him.
     
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  6. Sidney Osborne

    Sidney Osborne Well-Known Member

    Do I detect NY toughness here...?
     
  7. Mike Thornton

    Mike Thornton Learning something everyday.

    Italy, when you weigh the 1983 cent, it would be a good idea to show two pics. One with the scale zeroed out and one with the coin. This will avoid questions of the scale being off. Also, toss a Jefferson nickel on it as well. It should read 5 grams. So making it 3 pics. Good luck.
     
  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

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    I'm serious.. :meh:
     
  9. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Yes, that’s right. I was thinking the coppers were 3.1, they’re 3.11. That’s the one we want to see if he’s got it, though, for sure.
     
  10. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    PMD, almost all Zincoln's have one or more anomalies with little or no value beyond it's denomination. Better luck next time.
     
  11. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Patience would be a better middle name... Sorry @SensibleSal66 I do enjoy your posts. :)
     
  12. sky92880

    sky92880 Member

    Hallo Paddyman98,

    In Europe 3.9 is more than 3.1 or 3.11

    greetings from Belgium

    sky92880
     
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  13. Kentucky

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  14. Kentucky

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    You will fit in well here!
     
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  15. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Oh yes, I had it right from the start! I think we're getting our legs pulled on this obese 3.9 gram cent.
     
  16. Lueds

    Lueds Well-Known Member

    Lol. His mum still loves him though... We hope :cool:

    I looked at the possibility of a heavier Foreign planchet made at the US Mint, but the 1983 Panama 1 Centisimo (Both Bronze and Copper Plated Zinc) weigh the same as the equivalent US 1 cent, so the tolerances would be the same and 3.9 grams is well above tolerance....

    So I think it is high time @Italy8686 you show us some decent pictures on the scales, as requested earlier, of this obese 1983 cent... :cool:
     
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  17. Italy8686

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    20210227_063548~2.jpg I'm so happy about my new phone and my new loupe and USB scope just In case. Check out this 89 Ima post more new coins I just got In on a new thread. 20210227_063548~2.jpg
     
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  19. mike estes

    mike estes Well-Known Member

    hey Italy8686 great pictures man, good luck
     
  20. Italy8686

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    I took it to a coin shop down the street not a winning ticket
     
  21. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    The guy is just messing with us. If the guy had anything worth posting he would have already done it.
     
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