Mint or environmental punched out "R" in TRUST?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Kaye, Oct 16, 2019.

  1. Kaye

    Kaye Active Member

    Would this be die damage? Considering the remnants of the letter R not being smashed, I am leaning away from post mint damage, but still have so much to learn. 20191016_110106.jpg 20191016_110137.jpg 20191016_095427.jpg
     
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  3. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Post-Minting Damage, as well as the circular
    wheel marks from a counting machine.
     
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  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Ditto!

    Chris
     
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  5. 352sdeer

    352sdeer Collecting Lincoln cents for 50 years!

    Yup +2
    Reed
     
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  6. Kaye

    Kaye Active Member

    Hmmm...more to learn than I thought! I did recognized the wheel marks, though! Thanks to all!
     
  7. John Wright

    John Wright New Member

     
  8. John Wright

    John Wright New Member

    Intentional post-striking counterpunch. Notice the press-thru below AM.
     
  9. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Yep!

    Chris
     
  10. John Johnson

    John Johnson Active Member

    chop mark. I'm pretty sure.
     
  11. MatrixMP-9

    MatrixMP-9 Well-Known Member

    Nice eye Mr Wright!

    I was thinking wrongly that it got "snagged" on something and tore off. Reminds me of 7th grade when a kid decided to slide across the shower floor after football and neglected to take into account the little metal drain cover in which he slid over. Kind of the same...kid left with "less material" then he came in with. Pretty sure he has no children 30 years later.
     
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