Can I Get Some Good News This Fine Morning ? 1980 Lincoln.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by NewCollectorRick, Dec 18, 2018.

  1. NewCollectorRick

    NewCollectorRick Active Member

    Please confirm this. I was looking all night and trying not to bring the same questions with the same wrong answers every time but I'm pretty confident this one is the bad word that rhymes with MMO. Help please folks. 1218180950a~2.jpg 1218180950~2.jpg 1218180950b~2.jpg 1218180951a~2.jpg 1218180951c.jpg
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    You know what rhymes with MMO?..... No no no :hilarious:

    But I'm no DDO specialist so someone else might think differently.
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  4. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    I see nothing interesting , just a slight amount of mechanical doubling.

    It does help if you indicate the areas of concern, so we can concentrate on that areas first. Jim
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I'm thinking just like you, rhyme and all.
  6. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

  7. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Billions of these coins are manufactured at a very fast rate.
    I don't know why people expect every one to be pristine and perfect,
    and that any slight imperfection is a rarity.
  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I think uTube makes people think this.
  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    No one's answered your question accurately yet ..

    YES, it is a 1980 Lincoln Cent !!
  10. NewCollectorRick

    NewCollectorRick Active Member

    lol. I left it wide open for all kinds of answers. thanks paddy
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  11. NewCollectorRick

    NewCollectorRick Active Member

    the 8, the OD of god, Liberty . It looks awful rounded and not ledges or so I thought
  12. NewCollectorRick

    NewCollectorRick Active Member

    I don't think any slight imperfection is a rarity. I sit there with my tubes I've separated. Then I look with a 10x then a 17x usually and if I have a question I ask. I do not post every coin I run into but isn't this site for this very reason? I understand the minting process and how dies are made , when mm were switched to being done by machine, when the double switched to single squeeze. It takes me all of 3 min to get some help other than taking a chance I could toss a coin worth more than that penny. I think ill take the criticism but know that I'm not just picking coins and saying here guys tell me what this is.
  13. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    It was a legit question, especially since you did some homework first. I always hate the people who do the equivalent of holding out a hand full of pocket change and asking "Is anything valuable?". You don't fall into that category

    Hard for me to tell from the pics, but I'm leaning towards Machine Doubling. If you didn't do so, go to Wexler's Doubled Die site and see if you can find an EXACT match. Besides the flat and shelf-like appearance, another diagnostic is the thickness of the letters. MD will have letters/numbers that are thinner than normal
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