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Idk what to make of this 2017 Lincoln shield cent.... A lil help please!  
 

 
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 Posted 05/16/2018  7:45 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Mommyfelix to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Well I was coin roll hunting again and I was stopped by this 2017 cent, that looks to crazy for words. So has anyone seen this before


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 Posted 05/16/2018  8:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@Mommyfelix, it looks to me like another coin has been pressed against this one, leaving a partial impression on this side of the cent. Can you please post a pic of the other side of your coin too? Thx.
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 Posted 05/17/2018  01:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mommyfelix to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is the other side @spence.

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 Posted 05/17/2018  01:52 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
This isn't an error coin. This is Post Strike Damage (Happened after it came out of the U.S. Mint). dryer coin.
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 Posted 05/17/2018  10:06 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add HoboNickelCarver to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Although it is probably damaged, an unusual find!
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 Posted 05/17/2018  10:40 am  Show Profile   Check chafemasterj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add chafemasterj to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow. That one has been through H. E. Double hockey sticks in its short life. It’s definitely PMD. The reverse looks as if someone went after it with a Dremel tool.
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 Posted 05/17/2018  10:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a mess, all right.



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 Posted 05/17/2018  8:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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The reverse looks as if someone went after it with a Dremel tool.


Sorry for quibbling @chafemasterj , but I'm thinking that a dremel would have exposed the zinc core. This is why I was thinking that something was hammered or pressed into the surface of the OP's coin.
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 Posted 05/17/2018  9:55 pm  Show Profile   Check chafemasterj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add chafemasterj to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree. I thought the same thing after thinking about it.
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 Posted 05/18/2018  03:54 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mommyfelix to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you everyone. So should I keep this one?
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 Posted 05/18/2018  09:25 am  Show Profile   Check chafemasterj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add chafemasterj to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sure. Start a ‘if this coin could talk’ jar.
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 Posted 05/18/2018  8:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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should I keep this one?


It does look kinda neat, but remember that there is no numismatic value above face value. It is worth one cent. The good news is that you aren't salting away a fortune by keeping it.
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