not sure if its an error coin

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Ted smith, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Ted smith

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  3. Pete Apple

    Pete Apple Well-Known Member

    Please - photos of both sides of the whole coin
     
  4. Ted smith

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  7. Ted smith

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    looks like the crack goes thru to the back of the coin
     
  8. gronnh20

    gronnh20 Well-Known Member

    No mint errors are present on your coin.
     
  9. Ted smith

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    Thank You I have never seen a penny like this that is actually cracked . Thinking maybe the planchet was defective . Still learning over here
     
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  12. paddyman98

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    Looks like a common worn die strike. It will deform the struck blank planchet.
     
  13. Ted smith

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    Thank You paddyman . so a die strike can cause a crack like the one seen in my first picture ?
     
  14. paddyman98

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    It's really not a crack but a ridge that is formed do to a deteriorated die.
     
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  15. Ted smith

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    Thanks again paddyman you have been a lot of help
     
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