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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:04 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Sagegirl to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
From this point on, if I come across any 1919 LWC's that do not have a mint mark, slap me upside the head and remind me to just say no.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:09 pm  Show Profile   Check TNG's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add TNG to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No

couldn't resist!

They are a very common pre 40 wheatie aren't they.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jpsned to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Whassamatter? I like that date. Anything that old is special, even if you can't buy a boat with it.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:34 pm  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's the only Lincoln Repeater so far...
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That is why I want them to wait until after 2020 before they consider eliminating the Lincoln penny.
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 Posted 04/15/2018  3:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Sagegirl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have 240 of them, compared to 6 S mint and 1 D mint, I just want to pick up some more S and D mints, no more phillys
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I have 240 of them


Yikes, that is quite a few! However, I do note that you have a ways to go if you are trying to corner the market: your stash represents about 0.00061% of the roughly 400 million minted.
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Yikes, that is quite a few! However, I do note that you have a ways to go if you are trying to corner the market: your stash represents about 0.00061% of the roughly 400 million minted.


Not trying to corner the market, that's for sure. Just want to have a few more mint marks, so I can make up starter sets for younger relatives about to join scouts so they can get their badge, and hopefully carry on their uncles hobby.
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 Posted 04/15/2018  4:22 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The 1919 three mint series was actually one of the larger runs. WW1 had ended, production was increasing and the US was ramping up to a pretty solid economy. Cents were a very necessary purchasing denomination back then, many small staple items and produce was 1-5 cents in cost. The "penny candy", The "nickelodeon" flash card videos, many items of produce, an apple was 2 cents, the cry for "Buddy can ya spare one thine dime?" later in the twenties was the cost of a good meal at a diner.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  08:25 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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The 1919 three mint series was actually one of the larger runs. WW1 had ended, production was increasing and the US was ramping up to a pretty solid economy.


Actually the 1919 to 1922 period was one of recession. The "roaring 20s" didn't really kick in until the middle of the decade.
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That is why I want them to wait until after 2020 before they consider eliminating the Lincoln penny.
This is not the worst reason I have heard to keep the cent in circulation.
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