Error or damage on lincoln cent?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by sunday13, Feb 24, 2019.

  1. sunday13

    sunday13 Active Member

    On the obverse it is obvious what my question is. The whole area looks damaged, but there is not even a trace of the "I". And on the reverse , what are those extra "leaflike" marks on the trails? Thank you guys!
     

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    So.. What year is your Wheat Cent?
    The age of the coin can tell a better story of the circulation wear and tear it has suffered.
     
  4. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster Member of the ANA since 1982

    Most likely a minor filled die on the obv, and minor die chips on the reverse
     
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  5. cpm9ball

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    Ditto!

    The thing about grease-filled dies and die chips is that you can never know where on the die they might occur. One of the reasons that Mint Errors are never listed in the Census of the top TPG's is because there could be hundreds and hundreds of variations for each and every date/mintmark/obverse/reverse.

    Chris
     
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  6. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Filled dies are interesting but they do not command a premium.
    They are really quite common.
     
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  7. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    What does the full front an back look like *first*?
    By ignoring possibly many identifiers of wear and tear you are just fishing for a specific reply.
     
  8. sunday13

    sunday13 Active Member

    Yes you are right. sorry.I had my phone getting repaired and my USB couldn't be of any use for a full image of the coin. There they are now.
     

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  9. sunday13

    sunday13 Active Member

    Well to to honest with you I didn't have a phone for more than 24 hours to get the pics; and my USB couldn't be helpful to take full images. To be straight with you tho, i don't believe to be fair enough to assume that I am fishing for a specific reply. Fishing for what? and for what reason? trying to trick people whose help I need all the time every day? You are free to believe whatever you like; I respect that. But just for your info: You are wrong!
     
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