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1958 wheat penny, doubling?

 
 
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 Posted 12/04/2017  5:07 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Shadow143 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi everyone. I have no idea when it comes to coin collection. Can someone help me with this 1958 Wheat penny? When you look at the year 1958, #8 looks doubling to me. And also the word "in god" looks like double dies but not sure. This coins is a shiny brown or bronze in color. Is this coin has value? Thanks.




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 Posted 12/04/2017  5:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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Will need a lot better closeup oriented pix than those to see 100%. But judging by the die state what you see is die deterioration doubling. A VLDS (very late die ste) can be seen by the devices moving outward. This is called die flow, is normal. The IGWT and L of LIBERTY are on the edge of the die. This movement stretches these elements causing the dies to form attrition (deteriorating) around them, appearing larger, reflecting light differently. The best example is the 1955 "Poorman's doubled die" where the 5's got wider.



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 Posted 12/04/2017  5:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, a sharp close up, properly oriented please.



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Your post was moved to the appropriate forum for the proper attention.
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And remove the coin from the holder before taking the pics please.
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 Posted 12/04/2017  7:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
We will be happy to help once we can see the details of the coin.
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