2019 D 1c MD?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Bargainbidder, Feb 25, 2021.

  1. Bargainbidder

    Bargainbidder Active Member

    Had a 1971 s 1c earlier today that turned out being a double strike which I greatly appreciate. This 2019 D 1c when I first looked at thought MD but the strike on some of the letters seemed different like D in United, O in One, igwt on obverse and eye. Just want to verify.
    Thanks again
     

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  3. penniesonly

    penniesonly Member

    I agree that some of the letters look doubled. But, I'm not expert enough to comment more. I like that you posted the pictures.
     
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  4. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    Yes, a bit of MD. One way to sort out the DDOs is by looking at the device/letter shapes. Try to picture the full letter as it should be and how it has been distorted. If the full letter looks normal and the distorted letter has a shelf...it's MD. LIBERTY usually shows that up well, especially the TY. If you see that the base and branches of the letter seem asymmetrical, then you might have a DDO (e.g., one branch of the Y is thicker than the other).
     
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  5. Bargainbidder

    Bargainbidder Active Member

    Thank you for the information that I can apply to this coin. I have another 2019 and obverse shows the exact same MD but reverse has a normal sharp strike. Zinc Lincoln's seem to temperamental with the number of MD that get through.
    Thanks everyone
     
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