what happened to this penny? im curious how it came to be missing the outer rim in places.

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  1. robin f

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  3. SamuelFred1

    SamuelFred1 I Guess I'm Kind Of a Decent Member at This Point?

    That looks like post mint damage to me.
     
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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    It's a copper plated zinc planchet with damage to the plating.. Just all damage!
     
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  5. robin f

    robin f New Member

    thanks, i have never seen the inside of a coin like this before.
     
  6. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Welcome aboard. PMD. That might be the coin my dog chewed? ;)
     
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  7. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Damage to the rim exposing the zinc which then corroded away.
     
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  8. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the neighborhood and thanks for posting Full Image photos. As already mentioned, PMD of a severe kind.
     
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  9. robin f

    robin f New Member

    i think that dog had braces!
     
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  10. robin f

    robin f New Member

    thanks for the feedback!
     
  11. robin f

    robin f New Member

    led zeppelin definitely won that battle. it's probably what inspired the song `penny lane`.
     
  12. robin f

    robin f New Member

    led zeppelin definitely won that battle. it's probably what inspired the song `penny lane`.
     
  13. Burton Strauss III

    Burton Strauss III Well-Known Member

    There's not much difference between ROAD RASH and ROAD RAGE... add a little water and time and you have OP's coin.
     
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