Lincoln cent errors?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by vtvick777, Aug 5, 2020.

  1. vtvick777

    vtvick777 Member

    I have three pennies I'd like to know about. The first thought that came to mind for coin #3 was that is was plated, but it's unlike other plated coins I've seen. It weighs 2.51g and doesn't stick to a magnet. Any thoughts on these three?

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    1 - damage from a punch or something else
    2 - damage from another coin being pressed into it making the curve
    3 - damage. copper plating was stripped away revealing the zinc core beneath.
     
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  4. vtvick777

    vtvick777 Member

    Alrighty, makes sense. Thanks for the quick reply!
     
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