What Causes This?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by dlts, Feb 28, 2020.

  1. dlts

    dlts New Member

    I haven't seen many pennies like this, but can someone tell me what causes this to happen and does it have any worth?

    Thank You!

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  3. frankjg

    frankjg Well-Known Member

    Mega extreme road rash.. that coin has been through hell. I'm not even sure it's worth 1c at this point.
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  4. dlts

    dlts New Member

    Ha, I thought as much!
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  5. Ruben

    Ruben Member

    Yup.....it's road rash, and a nasty case of it for sure.
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  6. VistaCruiser69

    VistaCruiser69 Active Member

    I found a quarter that looked even worse then that penny a few months ago. Found it at an intersection in the crosswalk.
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Parking lot find.
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  8. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    Hit the road Jack.
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  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    There you go ... found in the road ... dead. Cars have run it over, gravel stuff in the road .. plenty of things to grind it down and fairly quickly. Just image if it was dragged under a braking tire .. at an intersection.
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  10. J.T. Parker

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  11. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    More like the measles.
  12. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Lincoln got into a knife fight with someone and lost.
  13. dlts

    dlts New Member

    :joyful:-Thanks guys!
  14. VistaCruiser69

    VistaCruiser69 Active Member

    Looking at it a little bit closer I seem to see a hint of doubling. Under stronger magnification I think I can make out a few typos, primarily on the reverse. Also I think there may be clouds above the memorial. Could be a mint error.
  15. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Time for you to see an eye doctor. :)
  16. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    8FA044DD-6591-4C45-973A-457DEF52485A.jpeg That is a rare one...

  17. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    It’s a FORD coin!!! Found On Road Dead!!
  18. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    The CUD on the edge does not make it *the one*. Lol
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  19. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    I didn’t see the cud!! I thought it is was like the @dlts A DDO. I was for sure it was...
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