Even though it is not rare, they are still fun to find. 1969 S

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  1. Inspector43

    Inspector43 73 Year Collector Supporter

    I keep them even though they are fairly common. Here is a very clear 1969 S with nice MD. 210517144353389.jpg 210517144451269.jpg 210517144507025.jpg
     
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  3. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    There's a reason this and the 1968-S are notorious for this strike doubling but it escapes me at the moment. But just know it, they are, and there's a reason for it.
     
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  4. Inspector43

    Inspector43 73 Year Collector Supporter

    I think I have some of both. Post up if you think of the details.
     
  5. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    1968 was the first year for the San Francisco mint to produce cents since 1954.
     
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  6. Inspector43

    Inspector43 73 Year Collector Supporter

    Not being picky, but it was 1955.
     
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  8. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    They redid the master hub dies between 1968 and 1969 for the Lincoln cent. You can see it on these pictures. Polish_20210121_214830110~2.jpg

    Not sure what that would have to do with the MD on the OP coin but easy to see the improvements made.
     
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  9. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    I've always had a soft spot for S mint LM's. Probably have 100 rolls sorted by date.
     
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