I believe I just got lucky!!!

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Chmcc7777, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. Chmcc7777

    Chmcc7777 New Member

    I just found a coin I had for a couple years now and something told me to g IMG_20190817_081626.jpg IMG_20190817_081626.jpg IMG_20190817_081624.jpg o through my wheat Penny's with a fine toothe comb and I did and I found a 1958dd obverse. It's very subtle but it's there!!!:) I don't have a clue what to do with it. Someone help me please
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  3. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Wexler lists a DD for 1958, which shows true doubling. I don't see anything on yours. Please compare yours with the photos in the link:
  4. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Sorry but it's not a doubled die.
  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Not seeing any signs of a Doubled Die. Welcome to CT.
  6. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Geez, I clicked on this because I thought you found my dog, Lucky. I guess he isn't!

    Also, your coin is not doubled.
  7. derkerlegand

    derkerlegand Well-Known Member

    I see, what appears to me, to be machine doubling.
  8. Chmcc7777

    Chmcc7777 New Member

    If you look a little harder it's there E in liberty and R and in the N I said it's very subtle but it is doubling I'm no rookie please have a sec and closer look my pics. May not be good enough
    Thank you for your opinion I really hope your wrong but the luck I have your probably right
  9. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    The photos by Wexler show very prominent doubling.
    Your coin does not exhibit this. If you have to look closer to see something,
    it's probably not true doubling.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2019
  10. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    @Chmcc7777,...a few things to note:

    First, anytime you are looking for help & posting pics, always post the obverse & the reverse...always. (For example, sometimes there are markers on the opposite side which will help establish the credibility of the coin - like in the Wexler example).

    Next, the Phila. Mint alone made more than 253 million & certainly wore out some dies.

    Next, your coin, although it is in nice condition, was circulated & took some hits, like at the E & N.

    After 61 yrs. and all the people who have been looking, if another variety was out there, it would have been discovered by now.

    Michael provided an excellent link.

    If your coin shows any doubling (& I don't see any) then it is most likely machine or die deterioration (read: worthless) doubling.

    Still, a nice specimen. Regardless of your experience level, there's always room for more knowledge.
  11. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Spend it

    Peace :angelic:
  12. Chmcc7777

    Chmcc7777 New Member

    Thanks for your feedback and I'm always willing to learn because I'm nowhere near knowing it all and good luck on your hunt
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  13. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    If you think you got lucky, then you did not. Think back to when you were a teenager, you KNEW if you got lucky...:)
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