Error on ‘58 Lincoln Cent

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Boxman, Jan 8, 2021.

  1. Boxman

    Boxman New Member

    The 9 in the date specifically is extremely odd on this coin. I believe this may be some kind of die deterioration? Is anyone familiar with this sort of error? I see what I believe is strong machine doubling throughout the obverse face. It doesn’t appear to be a true double die, I don’t think. Note: the mark to the northeast of the mint mark is a fiber.

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  3. Silverpop

    Silverpop Well-Known Member

    IMHO looks like a minor die chip in the 9, going to wait for more opinions
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  4. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    It is a die chip. It happens when a chunk of the minting die breaks off leaving a void in the design. Meow keeps all of the ones Meow finds.
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  5. Boxman

    Boxman New Member

    Thanks for the help! Much obliged!
  6. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error Specialist "in Training "

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  8. Kentucky

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  9. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    great now I'm hungry better go open a pack now not joking lol.
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  10. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    And the correct numismatic terminology is actually Doubled Die.. Not double die. For your future posts.

    Neat Die chip on the 9.
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