Here is my 1955 'double struck' Lincoln cent!

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by *coins, May 1, 2018.

  1. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    There was a thread today where someone thought that they had a 1955 ddo penny, which turned out to be completely fake and homemade by someone.
    I said I would make one to show that the coin was not real. Now the thread is locked to future replies...
    Here is my 1955 double struck Lincoln cent for anyone who wants to see it.
    I think I will start this for $20k on eBay...ok, I'm just kidding.
    This one is going in the back page of my album. :D
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    Last edited: May 1, 2018
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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    but but but where is the ST?!?! That's the part that will get you the extra $17.5k
     
  4. Sullysullinburg

    Sullysullinburg Well-Known Member

    I’ll give you $20k!
     
  5. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    :facepalm:... You also need to show the Reverse side!
     
  6. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

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  7. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    Lol, I'll have to work on that part tomorrow.
     
  8. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    I hate to see a helpless coin that has been tortured.
     
  9. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    It's a 1955-D. You shouldn't list it for more than $10000 on eBay. Don't you guys know anything:facepalm: o_O
     
  10. Dave363

    Dave363 Well-Known Member

  11. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    I know. I was just digging around in my bag of wheat cents, and that was the first 1955 coin I found. I don't really care what mintmark it is. I do know that the 1955 ddo was on Philadelphia-minted coins only.
     
  12. Kapua

    Kapua New Member

    The Grand Daddy of them all... the legend...with the naked eye...my luck in finding such a valuable, famous, naked eye discovery - my heart would give out ..
     
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  13. Larry Salemme

    Larry Salemme Active Member

    by the way before they finally locked the thread for replies, there were 6 pages of replies and the op still was not accepting anybody's wisdom in coin collecting, when I post a thread I just accept one or two reply thank the people and that's it, next time should just cut a op off after 5-6 replies not feed into their denial for 6 pages
     
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  14. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Why is the N reversed, and the GOD not reversed?
     
  15. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    you really marred the backside. use a thin piece of wood or soft plastic to cover the metal jaws.

    I'd rather just use a modern zincoln to prove a point.

    I may do it this weekend. My vice's has jaw covers to prevent marring for jewelry/watches, etc. I also have a manual 2 & 4 ton press somewhere. Could really smash 'em together.
     
  16. *coins

    *coins Well-Known Member

    Let me know when you do it. I would like to see it.
     
  17. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 64 years

    It was first struck by a car and then by a bus.
     
  18. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Call that wexler guy
     
  19. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

  20. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Not no more
     
  21. Nyatii

    Nyatii I like running w/scissors. Makes me feel dangerous

    Don't you know it is not about the $20K you will receive for this coin?
    It's a good luck coin..........
     
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