)945 obverse penny with extra leaf on reverse

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by JDB02, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. JDB02

    JDB02 New Member

    Received this penny in change today. I would like opinions about the obverse from Lincoln head to the date. Also the extra leaf on the reverse. 20180223_223559.jpg 20180223_224223.jpg 20180223_223943.jpg 20180223_224734.jpg
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  3. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Just asking, how you would propose that it happened at the mint?
  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    Common sense should tell you that the damage occurred after it left the Mint.

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  5. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    The parts of the coin that stand the highest is the deepest on the die that strikes it. The fields of the coin ( flat parts) are the lowest, and on the die the highest. So someone would have to add metal on the top part of the die to make something deeper on the coin, so this is damage.
  6. Walt Knoch

    Walt Knoch It sure is

    Lincoln in the shower.
  7. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Looks like it was damaged in a Trolling accident :troll:
  9. 19Lyds

    19Lyds Member of the United States of Confusion

    Kinda curious as to what makes you think it happened at the Mint?

    When you see a 1974 used Cadillac ElDorado with the front left fender crinkled do you ask yourself, "I wonder why the Assembly Plant did that?"
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  10. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    It really is surprising that folks actually think that damage is Mint related, especially at this degree.
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