What's going on here? Where a "1" is suppose to be in the date looks nothing like it should.

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Xperfectx, Feb 23, 2020.

  1. Xperfectx

    Xperfectx New Member

    I found this in a massive bag of wheat pennies. Lincoln's muzzle is sheared clear off and the date appears to be rearranged by way of the same mechanism that took his chin, mouth and nose. Is this an error, post mint damage or a bit of both?
     
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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    probably 99%+ post mint damage,
    but it's difficult to conclude that without full pictures of both sides.
     
  4. Xperfectx

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  5. Xperfectx

    Xperfectx New Member

    Take a look
     
  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    PMD! ~ Chris
     
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  7. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

    It’s taking a licking! It’s had a strike and moved the metal making it look like this. Copper is soft and is easily moved. I agree with Chris.
     
  8. Hommer

    Hommer Curator of Semi Precious Coinage Supporter

    Definitely PMD.
     
  9. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    definitely Post Mint Damage at various times during it's 75 years in the wild.
    Imagine if you were still driving a car for 75 years ...
     
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  10. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

    I agree but.... I’m still driving my 89 dodge diesel hauling a dozer and backhoe in the mountains of Arkansas. It has 650,000 miles and a few Arkansas Pinstripes but no post manufacturing damage. ;)
     
  11. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but you should allow other people to use it like coinage gets used by who knows how many people in it's lifetime.
     
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  12. Danomite

    Danomite What do you say uh-huh Supporter

    Oh no!!! That’s why it’s in the condition it’s in. Same as a MS 65 Bust Half!;)
     
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  13. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    It took a hit. It's copper so it's a soft metal. You can see the metal movement. It's PMD.
     
  14. Xperfectx

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  15. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    For your future threads keep your titles shorter. Ask your questions or keep your statements in your first post.
     
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