Is this a Capped Die, Dryer Coin, or Something Else?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by JickyD, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. JickyD

    JickyD Active Member

    I found this Lincoln Memorial penny that looks like it might be a capped die. It doesn't sit very flat on the table, it has some wobble to it. I don't really see anything on the reverse. What do you think? IMG_E2621.JPG IMG_E2622.JPG IMG_E2623.JPG
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  3. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    Over polished die. You’ll see that phenomenon on many 80s cents. No premium but interesting effect.
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  4. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Supporter! Supporter

    AS @Kevin Mader said, the die is over polished. Also, the ridge ring is usually an indication that the coin was struck by a worn die.
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  5. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Technical term:
    spare change
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