Is it me or does it seem 1950s had problems with word liberty

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Larry E, Dec 7, 2018 at 11:51 PM.

  1. Larry E

    Larry E Well-Known Member

    Found these roll hunting and it came to me i have a few of these must pretty common. 15442442006001889189086.jpg 1544244489090970062447.jpg 1544244570637784471717.jpg
     
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  3. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    The BIE cent is very common as the die has just a sliver of metal to make the separation between the B ( which is near vertical ) and the E ( which is vertical). Overuse f the die often had that metal portion breaking off and producing the effect. Jim
     
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  4. Larry E

    Larry E Well-Known Member

    Ok understood need find video of coins being made
     
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    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Yes.. Common in the 1950's

    Quote - "The Majority of "BIE" errors occurred on Lincoln Cents dating in the 1950's" closed quote
    http://lincolncentresource.com/FAQ/BIE.html
     
  7. Larry E

    Larry E Well-Known Member

    Thanks I figured as much
     
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