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1940 LWC woodie? strike through rev?  
 

 
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 Posted 02/11/2018  3:44 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add twistedt to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello All,
going through my wheaties and came across this one.

Is this a woodie? (never had one before)
Also on the reverse is this a strike thru? looks like it was struck through a fiber/hair. It is not raised from the surface but slightly incuse.

take a look and see what you think.






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 Posted 02/11/2018  4:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a woody and looks like a scratch not a struck through.
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 Posted 02/11/2018  4:53 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Tend to agree.
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 Posted 02/11/2018  6:43 pm  Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's a scratch Post Mint Damage. You can see how it's deep and how the metal got moved and pushed up.
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 Posted 02/11/2018  7:31 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It may not be a woodie, but it sure has a surface planchet anomaly, tending towards poorly rolled or treated stock plate. The wavy appearance is planchet, almost reminds me of a lamination underneath, meaning a poor metal alloy mix.

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