Unknown date is this a MD Error ?

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  2. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    nicely damaged isn't it ?

    you should be able to deduce a few years that it could be.
    you can clearly see 19
    then an ending 4
    and a curved bottom of the 2nd to last number ...
    and you know it's a pre 1968 cent from it's design.
    now look at the design of each preceeding years (it's not a 4, 2 or 1) ...

    the top gouge was something spinning from left to right by looking at the displaced metal and shape of the cavity. About the same for the bottom one.

    on the reverse, looks like someone was trying to center it .. stuff we normally do for lathe work. or maybe just for fun to balance it on a toothpick or pencil.
     
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  3. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    It's a penny. It's damaged. It's not an error.
    It's worth 1 cent. Spend it.
    If I had to guess I would say 1964-D as it looks like copper.
     
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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged
    All of it..
    I say 1964 D
     
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  5. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    You should copyright that before a TPG starts using it.;)
     
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  6. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    DEFDAM from PaddyMAN !!

    it rhymes too !
     
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  7. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

    Oh are we going to start making nursery rhymes too?
     
  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    It should go in a garbage CAN! :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    This is funny. You know what I said about the reverse and the center punch (two of them actually). I googled balance cent on a toothpick and here are the instructions .. kinda.

    *** except you HAVE to use a 20 cent coin per the instructions.
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  10. SilverDollar2017

    SilverDollar2017 Morgan dollars

    Yes, it's PMD (post minting damage) not an error. You can see how the metal was pushed around outside the gouged areas.

    Looks like a 1964.
     
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