Lincoln Chemical Toner

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  1. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Thought this had quite the different look after looking at 1000s of Cents :cyclops: 20220519_155725.jpg 20220519_155736.jpg
     
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  3. 1865King

    1865King Well-Known Member

    I have no idea what the cent was exposed to but, whatever it was it wasn't very even. Possibly was in someone's pocket while exercising. Sweat can have that effect. It looks like the obverse was against some type of fabric.
     
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  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Someone must likely baked the coin,people advertise tons of them as beautiful toners:yack::yack:and get a pretty profit.
     
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  5. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    As someone always says: Urine!!:yack:
     
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  6. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    Spend it before it deteriorated to worthless and then wash your hands.
     
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  7. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Interesting but look at the date, enough said. Sorry!
     
  8. Tamaracian

    Tamaracian 12+ Yr Member--Supporter Supporter

    After all it's a Millennium Coin--a forbearer of the deteriorating value of what was once bright and shiny (in jest, of course)!
     
  9. whopper64

    whopper64 Well-Known Member

    Ever since 1982, the Lincoln cent has become a standard for material cheapness. Hopefully, the U.S. Mint stops producing the "zincolns" for circulation and mints Lincoln cents for collectors only, changing the composition back to the original bronze. Sorry I got off the topic somewhat.
     
  10. love old coins

    love old coins Well-Known Member

    Are you referring to the vertical lines that are quite noticeable on the obverse? I know I've seen lines like those on many cents and wondered what they are and/or why they are there.
     
  11. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Offer it on eBay and call it "monster toning." $299 plus shipping. Say you've looked at 1000's of cents, and have never seen one like it, ever before, in your entire life. Add "I mean it, I mean it, I mean it, I mean it!" Let us know how the bidding goes.
     
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  12. Scott J

    Scott J Well-Known Member

    True, but it seems like posting it on Etsy will get you like $29,999
     
  13. 1865King

    1865King Well-Known Member

    I agree.
     
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