Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Check out our Twitter! Check out our Pinterest! Check out our Google+!
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!

1975 Lincoln cent, has a bad case of puffy, Or?  
 

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Valued Member
Learn More...
United States
321 Posts
 Posted 08/08/2018  4:04 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add cldague to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Never seen one with the letters so puffy. Any guesses?














Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
10061 Posts
 Posted 08/08/2018  4:05 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
Looks like a very early stage of a dryer coin. It got stuck in the rolling drum in the dryer for a little short time.
Errors and Varietys, the CCF 911 responder and helper. ;-)
Pillar of the Community
Learn More...
United States
7823 Posts
 Posted 08/08/2018  4:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Any guesses?


Sure. I agree that the "puffy" letters come from these devices most likely being mechanically flattened. I'm not convinced about a clothes dryer having caused this, but that is one possibility.
"The danger we all now face is distinguishing between what is authentic and what is performed."
-----King Adz
Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
31263 Posts
 Posted 08/08/2018  4:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm thinking the coin was placed between two pieces of leather and beat up to flatten and wide the devices. Not enough to enlarge the overall size, just a beating to alter the devices. What ever happened is not what the coin got from the mint.
Richard S. Cooper
Some have asked about my images I use and I'm glad to say, you can now you can see the DVD in sections on youtube:
1. Intro, older coins, toned coins 2. Doubled dies 3. Die events, One of a kind errors 4. So called errors, Coin information 5. Coin information Types and Varieties, Overlays
Jefferson nickel doubled dies Wexler/Rebar complete listings

trail dies:http://www.traildies.com/
Valued Member
Learn More...
United States
321 Posts
 Posted 08/08/2018  5:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add cldague to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Okay,Thanks for taking a look. I like Puffy myself.
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.

Coin Community Member eBay Sales

Certified Coins   Certified VAMs   Certified Errors  




Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2018 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2018 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.42 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05