2019 Shield Penny I found! Broadstrike?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Keith Iwan Bowles, Feb 26, 2021.

  1. I found this in a roll of pennies I was going through I noticed it right off hand. what error is this exactly? And what's the possibility of this being found again in circulation and potential value? 16143882059506750027524175056698.jpg
     

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  3. Lueds

    Lueds Active Member

    Looks like someone took a belt sander or angle grinder to it. Doesn't look like an error. Hard to tell from the pictures provided. If you can edit, please when you upload the pictures choose Full Image rather than Thumbnail.
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    Also, cropping (trimming the picture so you only see the coin and minimal background) and being in focus helps us help you. :cool:

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  4. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Post mint damage, PMD.
     
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Yea, it looks like PMD .
     
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  6. potty dollar 1878

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

    Damage the rim was most likely ground;) down by as stated above a belt sander e.t.c
     
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  7. The edge is very smooth I worked with both Sanders before and I don't know if one that can leave a finish like that?
     
  8. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Not a sander , a grinder and I don't mean the food either .
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  9. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster Member of the ANA since 1982

    The cause of the damage is irrelevant. Maybe it was a sander, maybe it was something else. The IMPORTANT question is - how could this occur in the minting process. And the answer to that question is - it can't. No sense debating the cause of the damage.

    Like anything new, it takes time to learn and understand the minting process, but if you're going to search for errors, you really need to put in that effort.

    The following links will get you started.

    https://www.doubleddie.com/58201.html
    https://www.usmint.gov/news/inside-the-mint/how-coins-are-made-coin-production-terminology
     
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