What do you call this?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by MrisaW, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. MrisaW

    MrisaW Member

    I found this 1953 Lincoln cent with an extra something and honestly dont know what it is or what to call it IMG_20191115_103139.png IMG_20191115_103131.png IMG_20191115_103224.png
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  3. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    Looks like a die chip under the RT. Posting photos of the entire coin (both sides) and closeups of the area in question is the best way for us to determine what you have. :)
  4. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    The RT die chip is known for that date.

    They're tougher to find than the later-date
    BIE die chips, and more interesting, imo.

    I believe the discoloration above the 3 is
    a stain, like that below Liberty.
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Mostly it's stained but that is a nice die chip just under the RT in LIBERTY.
  6. MrisaW

    MrisaW Member

    1953diechipOBV.jpg 1953diechipREV.jpg
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  7. MrisaW

    MrisaW Member

    I took your comments seriously and did some research. I contacted JC Stevens from the website cuds-on-coins.com and sent some photos. It might be a stage 1 which he had no photos of. I got really excited and had to mention this to someone who would think it was as cool as I did. So thank you.
  8. MrisaW

    MrisaW Member

    I emailed jc Stevens owner of cuds-on-coins.com and he confirmed that it was a stage 1 and put it on his website. I know you probably don't care but I was really excited as it was my first real find of any kind and had to share with someone. So thank you.
  9. Sheila Ruley

    Sheila Ruley The short blonde girl

    Good job!
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  10. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

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  12. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

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  13. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    We care! It's always nice to see one of Coin Talk's members get some recognition for putting some effort into our hobby. :)
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  14. MontCollector

    MontCollector Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the new listing!!
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  15. MrisaW

    MrisaW Member

    Thank you to all of you. It means a lot. Now off to search some more.
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