Error?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Wizemon, Jun 1, 2020.

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What am I looking at? The weight is 2.5 so no worn off wear. There's a lot to be seen.

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  1. Wizemon

    Wizemon New Member

    Hello.
     

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  3. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    From what I can see he has a die chip on his nose (cute but not worth much) and there is some either Die Deterioration Doubling where the die edges have started to crumble or Machine Doubling which involves a die moving during the strike. Hang on, I'm sure you'll get more responses.

    Oh...BTW...welcome to CT
     
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  4. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

    Welcome to CT! Your coin is heavily damaged. The copper is worn off exposing the zinc core. Cu-zinc cents weigh 2.5g with a +\- .10g, therefore it can be damaged/worn and still be within the weight tolerance.
     
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  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I voted no. Not a mint error :yack:
     
  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT. You have an nice example of a crappy Zincoln cent with plating issues. NAV, no added value. Spend it before it dissolves.
     
  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    That Cent was caught in a dryer.
    Dryer damage.
     
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