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I Bought This Double Struck Uniface 2000 P Lincoln Cent Today For 19.95  
 

 
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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:28 pm Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I bought this beautiful Double Struck Uniface cent on eBay for 19.95 plus 3.00 shipping. I won the auction and got very lucky that no one else bidded on it. I don't have it in hand yet, but I'll show you the seller's pictures. I'll also include the link. I just noticed in the seller's pictures on the reverse, there's a small Die Crack that runs from the "T" in "UNITED" and goes to the roof of the memorial. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2000-Linco...p=true&rt=nc

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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Boy, that's fantastic! You scored one here - well done!
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Thank you Coinfrog! It's the first time ever that I've bought a Double Struck Lincoln Memorial cent for this cheap! I would usually get outbidded at the very end and lose, but this time, I didn't lose. I have always wanted one in my collection. There's also a Die Crack on the reverse on the "T" of "UNITED" that goes to the corner of the roof.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@EV, very nice pick-up. I wonder what your thoughts are for preservation of this coin considering that the zinc core is exposed. How will you keep it from degrading? Just a extra large 2x2 or do you have other plans?
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@EV, very nice pick-up. I wonder what your thoughts are for preservation of this coin considering that the zinc core is exposed. How will you keep it from degrading? Just a extra large 2x2 or do you have other plans?


Thank you Spence! Here's what I'm going to do with it when I get it. I'm going to put it in a non PVC coin flip to help it from degrading. Here are the pictures of the coin flips.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  8:56 pm  Show Profile   Check DrDon's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add DrDon to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coin,nice pick up. I don't know your age but I hope you enjoy it for a hundred years.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  9:03 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

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Nice coin,nice pick up. I don't know your age but I hope you enjoy it for a hundred years.


Thank you DrDon! I'm 18 years old currently and will collect coins until I'm not around anymore. I'll enjoy this coin forever.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  9:08 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Buddy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice pick-up.

I worry about the zincolns rotting away, too, but I'm sure you'll take good care of it and maybe that will be enough. I hope so!

You have to love an error coin with a good clear date on it -- especially if it's your birth year.

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Nice pick-up.

I worry about the zincolns rotting away, too, but I'm sure you'll take good care of it and maybe that will be enough. I hope so!

You have to love an error coin with a good clear date on it -- especially if it's your birth year.


Thank you Buddy! I worry about them rotting away too, but with good and proper preservation, it shouldn't rot. I'll take good care of this too. I love error coins with clear dates on them. It's only one year off my birthdate (I was born that year). Maybe I'll get my next one from 1999.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:07 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow, wouldn't it have been something else if it was a WAM! LOL! Nice one to add to your variety collection. Only way to get these is to buy 'em any more.


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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:12 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

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Wow, wouldn't it have been something else if it was a WAM! LOL! Nice one to add to your variety collection. Only way to get these is to buy 'em any more.


That would be super cool if it had the type 2 Proof reverse. On eBay, I saw three Off Center 1999 Lincoln Memorial Cents that also had the Wide AM reverse (It sold for a lot of money and the guy sold all 3 of them on eBay! Buying them is pretty much the only option now unless you got lucky and found one in a mint sewn bag.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add FrankenCoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
How about Air Tight coin holder about the size of 50 cents should fit?
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 Posted 04/14/2018  10:16 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

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How about Air Tight coin holder about the size of 50 cents should fit?


That's a very good suggestion! I'll look into it and see.
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 Posted 04/14/2018  11:45 pm  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice. I would like to add to my error types as well and this is one I don't have, but would certainly have paid the $20 for it!

It looks like maybe a quarter or small dollar Air-Tite may work. Just measure the widest point and see what it will fit closest in. Be careful it's not too loose, though, to allow the coin to rattle around.
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 Posted 04/15/2018  12:45 am  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
Thank you spruett001 for the suggestion! I'll see how it goes when I get it in hand. I got very lucky and only ended up paying 22.95 in total with shipping. Not bad considering no one else bidded on it (Just me.).
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 Posted 04/19/2018  5:24 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
Update! I just received it in the mail and it looks so much better in hand than the seller's pictures! It's beautiful. Here it is.



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