Some rolled in debris left, some got hotter than the plating. Above ONE CENT.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Bobs Tavern Arm, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. .... on this doubled PLURIBUS 1983 Lincoln Cent.
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  3. Wanderingbark116

    Wanderingbark116 Active Member

    That looks like occluded gas to me.
     
  4. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

  5. Yup. It is 2.6 grams, so the early proof 1983’s that received two platings had the strength to hold it in.
     
  6. This double plating early proof 1983 Lincoln Cent reference comes from NGC’s early 1982 Zinc Lincoln Cent article.
     
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  7. SchwaVB57

    SchwaVB57 Well-Known Member

  8. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    1983 was probably the worst year for this type of plating problem.
     
  9. carra's coins

    carra's coins Jack The Ripper Sharpens His Knifes With Coins

    I heard that when they went to zinc they had problems with dies because of the metal it flows differently this went on for years also for the plating because now how many good nice looking zinc coins are there. You will notice it seems like they tried different things smaller dates different color platings I just love that deep red one they did. As time goes goes by it is getting harder to find good condition pennies because of ZINKZILLA.
     
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  10. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Smaller dates? I didn't know that.
    Deep Red? Amazing! I would love to find one.
     
  11. carra's coins

    carra's coins Jack The Ripper Sharpens His Knifes With Coins

    Maybe you just haven't noticed right now I have in my hand a 2005 D the date is smaller than other years the color is a deep gold red not as many in this color for this year not the same as your regular red ones.
     
  12. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Your cent is not a proof it is a business strike.
     
  13. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Just plating issues. I think you forgot to put your glasses on.
     
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