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 Posted 07/12/2018  09:07 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add thesuze to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello!

This is my first post as I am new.

After paying for my bill at a fast food restaurant I was given change.

One of them was a 1983 D Kennedy half dollar. There were two things that I noticed about it.

1. It has was appears to be a black detector pen mark.
2. Through the bottom of his ear is a line that was engraved.

Is this something that is commonly found, especially the engraved line? Maybe that's why it was marked by the detector pen?

What do you think it is worth by the way if anything?

Thanks so much!

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07/12/2018 10:23 am
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 Posted 07/12/2018  09:18 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Photos would help with what your saying.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  09:18 am  Show Profile   Check BigSilver's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BigSilver to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Chances are that the pen mark is a coin roll hunter's mark.
People who search coins often mark them to track if they are getting the same coins over and over
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 Posted 07/12/2018  11:53 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The line looks like it may be a strike through buthte image isn't good enough.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  11:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Better pics needed to see if the indentation is a strikehthrough or PMD. The black mark is PMD.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  12:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Earle42 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The marks in the neck you are seeing are likely damage from being circulated. And the mark is as BigSilver said - likely from a roll hunter. If a person starts to roll hunt halves, they multiples of see all sorts of these marks.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  3:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Kurrency Ken to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'd go with coin roll hunter's mark.

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 Posted 07/12/2018  6:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fistfulladirt to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Spend it.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  6:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Kinda agree.



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 Posted 07/12/2018  7:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Chase007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to Community.

I agree it is a spender.
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 Posted 07/12/2018  8:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DeputyMax to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Most likely PMD, but it's good to know there are still half dollars out there circulating. We need more of them!
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To CCF! I agree with the others that it's a Coin Roll Hunter's mark.
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