Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by hydropsyche, Feb 14, 2020.
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Since at one time Philadelphia was the ONE and ONLY mint to be producing coins it made no sense to put any identifier of where it was made as everyone knew. Only after they started constructing other locations to manufacture coins did someone think to add a mint mark, and then ONLY to the Other places.
Philadelphia consistently does not use a mint mark, there are a few exceptions to the P mm though.
first Mint branches in this country. When the Mint branches in Charlotte, Dahlonega, and New Orleans opened in 1838, mint marks made their first appearance on U.S. coins."
It is a plain old penny. Philadelphia minted as stated.
Natural toning from circulation. Hand grime and oil.
2017 was the only year the Philadelphia Mint put a Mint Mark in their cent.
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