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 Posted 03/20/2018  7:07 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add JPinNH to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
*** Edited by Staff to Add Year / Mintmark / Denomination to Title. Titles are Important! ***

Found this the damage is definitely caused by another coin smashing it repeatedly. What's this damage called and is there a market.

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 Posted 03/20/2018  7:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well it could be called Jeff but I'ts called just plain old Damage after it left the mint. PMD!
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Ya ok but I don't quite understand how Jeff got so mangled PMD the marks on the coin are the exact same circumference as a penny. Is there a stage in the minting process where another coin can be smashed into another causing this damage?
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 Posted 03/20/2018  7:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
PMD. Spend it.


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Is there a stage in the minting process where another coin can be smashed into another causing this damage?


No. It's PMD.
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 Posted 03/20/2018  7:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No, maybe a vending machine screw up. Or somebody with a block of wood and a sledge hammer? If Crazyb0 chimes in he will explain it!! Stay tuned.........
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This damage happened after the mint. Someone took two pennies, put them on top of each other, and hit them with a hammer.

If it happened at the mint it would look like this: http://www.error-ref.com/brockage-partial/ or this: http://www.error-ref.com/indent-partial/
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Rock on then thanks for the info. Learning more every day
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 Posted 03/20/2018  7:36 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
“I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”
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LOL! That's awesome I'm gonna make a poster of that
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I don’t understand the picture of the guy on a bike riding through flames. Lol what’s that referring to?
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I don’t understand the picture of the guy on a bike riding through flames. Lol what’s that referring to?


I don't think that was posted - or taken off fantastically fast - I know , LJ
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Crazy - Not to question your opinion, but how do we know it was not locust or maple?

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Crazy - Not to question your opinion, but how do we know it was not locust or maple?


My vote is hickory/pecan. Wait!...I'm getting an image of a large ball-peen hammer with a fiberglass neck...Now there's an odor I'm detecting...almost like motor oil and dust...very strange...

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 Posted 03/22/2018  4:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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What's this damage called and is there a market


Uhh, it's called damage. Another term commonly applied to it is "vice job".


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Is there a stage in the minting process where another coin can be smashed into another causing this damage?


Yes there is a stage in the minting process were a coin can be smashed into another, but the damage that results does not look like your coin. The force applied to two coins being mashed together in the coining press is much much higher than can be applied by hitting them with a hammer.
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