Penny Die Cap error?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by projectcom, Jul 11, 2020.

  1. projectcom

    projectcom New Member

    Morning everyone, got lucky and was able to get a $50 bag of pennies from the banks coin machine and found this about halfway through with some nice Wheat Pennies. Wanted to see what you thought. I researched quite a bit and just don't have enough experience on whether this is what they call PMD or possibly a die cap error. Penny weighs 2.70 grams which makes me think it is to heavy or very light. As you can see Obverse has little detail and the Reverse is clear. It has a definite rounded or button curve to the Obverse. I can make out they "Y" in liberty and the "1" in the date under the scope and that is about it. Thanks so much in advance and I hope you all have a great weekend.

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged.
    An altered Obverse. Not a mint error of any kind.

    Mr. Ed -
    Specializing in collection Mint Errors since 1986
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  4. projectcom

    projectcom New Member

    Thanks so much, I figured it was because of the weight but didn't want to put in the discard pule until I had someone experienced take a look, appreciate the quick feedback, have a great weekend!
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    That's Damage. It's been sanded down.
  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

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  7. projectcom

    projectcom New Member

    Awesome, thank you so much for the link and info! Have a great weekend.
  8. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    You got to get a bigger bed by now. Your tops
  9. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Fake incidence holder
  10. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Sucs that your cent is so beat up. How much wider is it compared to a normal 99
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