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1879 Indian Head (Unknown error) (5 Digit Date)

 
 
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 Posted 08/13/2018  01:46 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add kyleg02247 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey everyone, Let me know your thoughts on this 1879 Indian Head penny. Something strange is going on on the Obverse, and I am unsure if this is a good find or not?












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 Posted 08/13/2018  01:53 am  Show Profile   Check Fuzzy317's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Fuzzy317 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
All of the reverse images posted so far, are from the LWC.
And I think the 5 digit date is just a coincident it looks like that.
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 Posted 08/13/2018  02:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coconutjoe to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It does not looks like 5 digits.

Just damaged and scraped.
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 Posted 08/13/2018  05:06 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add lcutler to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The corrosion makes it look like something after the date, not another digit. Damage and corrosion can do funny things.
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 Posted 08/13/2018  11:15 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just an illusion caused by corrosion.
Not an error.
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 Posted 08/13/2018  11:42 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is just corrosion that happens to look like a number. PMD (post mint damage), not a mint error.
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 Posted 08/13/2018  12:56 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's just a heavily damaged coin, not an error. It also shows bad corrosion.
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