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1954 S Lincoln Cent Is This An Error Coin?

 
 
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*** Edited by Staff to Add Year / Mintmark / Denomination to Title. Titles are Important! ***
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01/11/2019 1:56 pm
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Care to tell us what you're looking at?
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yes the 9 has like a dot in the middle, the picture doesn't really show it should
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sorry about that, and thank you, this is my second post, so I will do better next post
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That is a die chip. Common on the 50's. It is a mint error though. Happy hunting!

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That's called a Die Chip. It was very common on the 1950's Lincoln Wheat Cents. There's no premium for this.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1988 P LMC RDV-006, 1998 P LMC Wide AM, and 2000 P LMC Wide AM. http://goccf.com/t/327834 http://goccf.com/t/294303 http://goccf.com/t/312900
1973 D Lincoln Memorial cent With Recurring Die Subsidence Error Information. http://goccf.com/t/304624
Machine Doubling tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
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You almost beat me to it E&V!

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Good question, keep asking!



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