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 Posted 02/13/2012  02:01 am Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add EnigmaticMindx to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Hi, I'm new to this forum and just started looking for rare and error coins. So far I have been going through my change and I found this. I'm curious if it is a double die error. Also if it is worth anything more than .01 cents.
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 Posted 02/13/2012  02:12 am  Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not sure EnigmaticMindx and
But that coin looks like it has spent a bit of time in coke/vinager
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 Posted 02/13/2012  02:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add EnigmaticMindx to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hmm is the picture not big enough? I had to resize it quite a bit to load it. It's A LOT easier to seethe details that I'm talking about from the original picture. I notice some people post picture that you click and they get bigger. Are they hosted on other sites?

Also why would someone put a penny in coke or vinegar? or is that a joke that I'm totally missing because I'm a noob? lol

ps. what I'm seeing is a possible doubling on the LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST
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 Posted 02/13/2012  05:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. I use photobucket to put photos on here, works great. We would need a close up photo. People that don't know any better clean coins with coke/vinegar. Never clean coins it lowers any possible value by at least half.
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 Posted 02/13/2012  06:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add EnigmaticMindx to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hi, Thanks, and yes I know not to ever clean anything. I was wondering if he said that because of the pittish looking marks on it. I think that is something to do with my scanner. Every coin I have scanned looks like that, but they don't look that way in life. Well I am gonna try this photobucket thing, I'm going to try putting the embed code in this message.. hope it works :)




sorry the "liberty" one got a little blurry when I blew it up. Any idea what this is? or if it has any value? Thanks :)
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 Posted 02/13/2012  06:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I was wondering if he said that because of the pittish looking
I think he said that because the coin looks pinkish and dull. I don't think it's a DD but not sure what it is. Wait for a pro to come along.
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 Posted 02/13/2012  06:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The coin does look tampered with. The color and the pitting shouldn't be there. But the devices look normal sized to me. The devices were larger then. Just part of the design. The 2001-2003 look larger than normal, but they are all that way those years. I see no evidence of hub doubling on your coin. Just a normal dipped coin.
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 Posted 02/16/2012  11:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wquinn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The doubling on GOD is evident, but it might be a machine strike (or machine doubling).

Hopefully someone can confirm it.
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