Is this a close Am penny?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Penguin who like coins, Sep 24, 2021.

  1. IM 90% sure this is a close Am penny but not quite plz help. IMG_0978[1].JPG
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  3. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Motor City Car Capital

    Yeah looks close to me
  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Is it a 1992?if not that's the normal type and how its supposed to be,nothing special.
  5. It is a 1998 Denver minted penny do have to say it looks close than my other 1998 Denver pennies
  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Close AM.. Capital Letter M ;)

    Here are the ones to look for

    Yours is normal. Nothing special.
    potty dollar 1878 and GH#75 like this.
  7. aight thanks still a nice shiny penny tho
  8. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Easiest way to tell is to look at the position of the M. If it is centered between the A and E it's a wide AM. If it's not centered (closer to the A) it's a close AM!
  9. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    What you must learn is that just because it looks brand new doesn’t mean it is collectable. Your coin has advanced die deterioration in the lettering of USA, rendering it as a NAV (no added value) coin. Not even worth putting into a cardboard flip…it is a spender…imo…Spark
  10. Jeffjay

    Jeffjay Well-Known Member

    It is but what date is it? When posting coins you need to show the full coin so questions about it are answered off the bat.
  11. Mountain Man

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  12. Dearborn

    Dearborn Above average collector - Is that an Error?

    Interesting thought @Mountain Man. I agree completely.
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