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Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by DISDIK, Mar 28, 2021.

  1. BJBII

    BJBII Metrologist, CSSBB

    It's a penny . . . enuf said.
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  3. Looks like MAC is the only one that gives good advice and really knows what he is talking about.I some times recall or learn a lot from post like his.
  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Any comments?
    Nope, other than repeating what @Scuba4fun777 said.
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    DISDIK Member

    Wow my bad sorry mr president! Rookies let this be a lesson to you don't post anything or you get your chewed off
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  6. atcarroll

    atcarroll Well-Known Member

  7. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Poor little thing, is your feelings hurt? What are we, clairvoyant?
  8. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Really? The only one? Sorry you feel that way.
  9. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Comments? It's a '42 D cent. What is it you want a comment about? Enlighten me.....what is it that I should be seeing?
  10. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

  11. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Nothing extraordinary.
  12. 1865King

    1865King Well-Known Member

    Yep, it's a penny. Nice polish job.
  13. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    Nah, he was clear enough when he said “any and all”. That’s fair enough. It’s just that there isn’t really much to comment on, as far as I can tell. It’s a 79-year-old Lincoln cent, and it got polished. That pretty much covers it. Maybe he’s just curious if there’s anything else about it. But there isn’t, as far as I see.
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  14. Maxfli

    Maxfli Supporter! Supporter

    When you post a common circulated wheat cent and offer nothing to focus the discussion, you can't expect much in return beyond some smart-aleck remarks.

    Surely you have some specific thoughts or questions about this coin. Why not share them? You might be surprised how many interesting and perhaps helpful comments you'll get in return.
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  15. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

  16. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Its a much better;)1942D wheatie.
  17. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Supporter! Supporter

    No need for the sarcasm. I can see it was a 1942 D Cent but I was asking to see a clear closeup of just the date and mint mark.
  18. Scuba4fun777

    Scuba4fun777 UPDATE:Laptop found in DE,but was a Russian plant

    No chewing here. Just requesting more specifics, that’s all. Take a look at other similar posts on CT. Most folks will post clear pictures and ask specific questions. And when the pictures don’t have the resolution or there’s not enough information provided by the OP, then people like myself will usually request more information.
    When you ask a specific question, for example, “I think the mint mark may be doubled, what do you guys think?”, then proceed to explain why and provide clear pictures, then you will likely get the answer you need.
    When you just basically ask “what do you think of my (low-resolution picture) coin?” with no additional details and then get defensive when asked for more information, you may not be happy with the responses you get.
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  19. Scuba4fun777

    Scuba4fun777 UPDATE:Laptop found in DE,but was a Russian plant

    Thanks. Your post basically summarizes what just wrote. Wish I’d have read yours before writing mine!
  20. VistaCruiser69

    VistaCruiser69 Well-Known Member

    I come across lots of old but very shiny coins in my change at least once a week. I couldn't figure it out for a while why that was. Until I read a story about a famous hotel in my area (San Francisco) that has been washing change for decades. I'm pretty sure this is where the coins I sometimes come across are from. Perhaps this is why others post up old but very shiny coins too.
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