199_ Lincoln Cent - Missing number.

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  1. PennyRich

    PennyRich Active Member

    Found this interesting gem this afternoon. This 90's penny is missing the final number and reads only, "199". I find it pretty neat, but I'm curious to learn if there's any value here? If so, What price range would make sense? Thank you..
     

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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Florida girls have to love walking there sharks.

    the 1 is clearly still there not a mint error its a spender.
     
  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Slight grease-filled die. Not worth anything over face value.

    EDIT: Here is an example of a much more severely struck grease-filled die. I still wouldn't put its value much over face. Just an interesting piece.
    198_ Grease Filled Die.jpg
     
  5. PennyRich

    PennyRich Active Member

    Really? there's not a "clear depiction" of a number. There's an indent?
     
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  6. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Florida girls have to love walking there sharks.

    I was thinking of a minor Greaser but decided to hold back.
     
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  7. PennyRich

    PennyRich Active Member

    Well, That answers that, haha. Thank you all for the help. Now I know. I have more post to follow, so please feel free to stand by haha.
     
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  8. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    I think grease is a factor, but the rim looks oddly defined making me think there's a tilted die mixed into this. If the die is uneven, and partially filled with grease, it might explain the loss of detail in the device and the effect on the rim.
     
  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I agree.. It looks like a numeral 1
    It's 1991
     
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  10. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    1991 greaser.
     
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  11. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    The Die filled with grease and the last digit is very weak. Neat but common.
     
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