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1971 Lincoln Memorial Cent Nifty-looking Damaged Coin

 
 
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 Posted 11/19/2018  12:53 am Show Profile   Check tropicalbats's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add tropicalbats to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Neat damaged Lincoln. Diameter is the same as a dime and weight is 2.91g. Not sure a dryer could do this to a coin but it's along those lines. Rim is very thick so maybe spooned and then dryered?

1971 Lincoln Memorial cent damaged



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 Posted 11/19/2018  05:29 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hard to say whether just a dryer coin or something else. I kinda like on the rev where you can read the inscription through the layer of metal folded over from the rim.
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 Posted 11/19/2018  10:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yep, certainly very beat up but still neat!
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 Posted 11/19/2018  10:56 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's about the niftiest Lincoln I have ever seen .
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 Posted 11/19/2018  11:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dbrablec to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree...
Cool (nifty) looking coin.
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 Posted 11/19/2018  11:31 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add OldJoeClark to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I like it
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 Posted 11/19/2018  4:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jim0815 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a pretty peculiar cent to say the least!
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 Posted 11/19/2018  5:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Chase007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is a cool looking specimenmust have come out of a powerful Dryer
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 Posted 11/19/2018  10:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fortcollins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just a thought. Any chance this was a metal detector find that somebody cleaned in a rock tumbler?
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