hidden images/letters or words on a penny

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jamiebby, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. BooksB4Coins

    BooksB4Coins Newbieus Sempiterna

    And that, my friend, is pareidolia!
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  3. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Very good point, and what a lot of the other members are talking about. I can see it, and I can see some of what appear to be letters in your original post. Now, is there any way you can explain how this could have happened at the mint? If it did not happen at the mint, it is considered either PMD (Post Minting Damage) or some anomaly that is really not worth anything because it is unique and, without sounding mean or anything, something no one else wants. Interesting though.
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  4. Muzyck

    Muzyck Ain't never caught a rabbit. A good friend tho

    Isn't that a moderator? :angelic:
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  5. BooksB4Coins

    BooksB4Coins Newbieus Sempiterna

    Nice and thoughtful post. Even if no one else does, I appreciate it. Thank you.
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  6. BooksB4Coins

    BooksB4Coins Newbieus Sempiterna

    Believe it or not, there's method to my madness; I promise!
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  7. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Unfortunately, it's the other nut cases that are getting to me.

  8. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Although I don't need to add my
    view - I will.

    It's 'chatter' from something coming in contact with the
    coin. There are no letters or designs, or anything at all
    that could have occurred at the Mint.

    As mentioned earlier, it's a classic case of pareidolia.
    Or, as I say when folks show me similar coins at a coin
    show, "What you see is an illusion - that's why people
    think they see a picture of the Virgin Mary on a piece of
    toast - because they want to".

    Not trying to be difficult or rude - but wishing it or hoping
    it doesn't 'make it'.

    It's a good start - you noticed something different on your
    coin, and you've learned that it's not what you might have
    thought it would be. You'll know more the next time you find
    a 'different' coin in change.
  9. doug444

    doug444 STAMPS and POSTCARDS too!


    I've narrowed it down to two things:
    1. A male coyote eating a Twinkie.
    2. Bellman and Privy arm-wrestling in a phone booth, winner gets to insult ME, stacking, and my guarded outlook for this country. Inducements: no fear, no significance, no charge.
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  10. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    I think it's a wolf, with a big long handlebar mustache,
    holding a Duck in each hand, standing on top of a muscle man
    lifting weights.

    How'd I do?
  11. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Quite common phenomenon when viewing coins under magnification.
  12. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Or when REALLY stoned.
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  13. SapphireSilver

    SapphireSilver I vote for coins!

    "Yes, I see it! Yes, I see it" lol
  14. Krd046

    Krd046 Active Member

    Man i tell ya some people in here. why call people names? Some of us can see some lettering on the jacket and some cant it could just be a coin press, but to call people names is really juvenile ya know.
  15. Krd046

    Krd046 Active Member

    An illusion.
  16. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    But it isn't.
  17. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    What would you call someone purporting to be 55 years old who refuses to learn about the minting process before making baseless claims?

  18. Krd046

    Krd046 Active Member

    And who might that be?
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  21. doug444

    doug444 STAMPS and POSTCARDS too!

    In any case, the presumed Troll has fully accomplished his/her goals: discord, humiliation, anger, confusion...
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