Who is that with Abe?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Scott J, Jun 7, 2021.

  1. Scott J

    Scott J Well-Known Member

    Maybe it's supposed to be JFK?
    Found this in old coffee can full of pennies. 20210607_162926.jpg
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    JFK well know counterstamp keep it.
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  4. Scott J

    Scott J Well-Known Member

    Thanks !!
  5. Kentucky

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  7. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Do you collect state quarters?

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  8. derkerlegand

    derkerlegand Well-Known Member

    "Now open up, Mr. Lincoln, and say 'Ahhhhhhh' "
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  9. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Joe Biden?
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  10. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

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  11. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Who? Why Liberace of course......... devil.gif
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  12. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A nice counter stamped cent. It’s called Kennedy looking at Lincoln. You can buy these new for about a dollar. Neat to find on your own.
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  13. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    Your cent with the JFK stamped on it is one of at least four different type of JFK stamps. The hair line looks like this one with two short lines.
    I have this one labeled #3.

    #2 has longer line in part of hair. no "S" in ear.

    #1 has multi -line at hair part and V at end of sideburn.
    No jaw line and a better smile.

    #4 is labeled for those who do not recognize the profile of JFK.
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  14. Scott J

    Scott J Well-Known Member

    Cool, I didn't even realize these were well known. You have the whole series it looks like.
  15. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    They have been around since at least 1964. As far as I know they are not from any kind of series. Folks just been remaking dies, stamping cents and selling them as a novelty and making a profit.
    A couple of mine have a glue spot on the reverse.
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  16. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Interesting how Democrats try so hard to associate themselves with Republicans.
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  17. yakpoo

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    #2 reminds me of a young Jerry Lewis...

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  18. Jim-P

    Jim-P Supporter! Supporter

    I think it was an ad in Boy's Life that prompted me to buy one of those "Kennedy Looks at Lincoln" cents. Also got the "Lincoln Smoking Pipe" variety. KLAL.jpg 20210607_175807.jpg
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  20. Scott J

    Scott J Well-Known Member

    You guys are are great, I really appreciate all the info. Interesting stuff!!
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  21. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Try a google search for novelty cents. It’s an eye opener.
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