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1972-L LMC with S shaped marking on the Face

 
 
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 Posted 02/13/2018  12:29 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Chase007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Here is a 1972-P LMC belongs to a friend sent me these pics. and asking what the S shaped marking on the Abe's face could be. He states that he has a few of these and must be from the same die.
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 Posted 02/13/2018  12:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Note that those areas are showing incuse marks. (sunk into the coin) Those are coin damage. Looks like someone was altering the coin. If you made a side by side of both coins, they would not be in the same place ( PSD), unless they were on the die.
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Thank you Crazyb0
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But 1972 cents didn't have the beard lines on them:

The later design did have it on them:

But note, the lines are raised on the beard, not incuse. So the coin was damaged.
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1. Intro, older coins, toned coins 2. Doubled dies 3. Die events, One of a kind errors 4. So called errors, Coin information 5. Coin information Types and Varieties, Overlays
Jefferson nickel doubled dies Wexler/Rebar complete listings

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Thanks @coop for teaching me something new today. I didn't realize that Lincoln's beard had undergone some improvements in detail over the years.
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Great question and great answer. That's why I love this forum.
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Sometimes you shoot and hit the target, other times you shoot through the target. LOL
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Some have asked about my images I use and I'm glad to say, you can now you can see the DVD in sections on youtube:
1. Intro, older coins, toned coins 2. Doubled dies 3. Die events, One of a kind errors 4. So called errors, Coin information 5. Coin information Types and Varieties, Overlays
Jefferson nickel doubled dies Wexler/Rebar complete listings

trail dies:http://www.traildies.com/
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