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 Posted 05/13/2019  5:13 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add armywife111701 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I am finding a few coins that have stuck out as being different. And I am trying to learn what to look for and what is normal. Any help would be appreciated. This is ine of them. A 197?'s Lincoln penny that has the edges and most of the lettering missing. Is this a partial blank? Mis struck?
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 Posted 05/13/2019  5:16 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
To CCF! Just a damaged coin showing Post Strike Damage ( PSD), meaning that the damage happened after it left the U.S. Mint (after the strike). Not an error and worth 1 cent.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
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 Posted 05/13/2019  8:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@AW111701, first welcome to CCF. Second, I agree with @e&v that this coin has been damaged rather than being a mint error. That said, I hope that you post more of your odd coins here.
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 Posted 05/13/2019  8:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jimbucks to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, but in the future please take better pics and rotate them correctly.
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 Posted 05/13/2019  8:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a great point @jimbucks.

@AW111701, I believe that when you took this picture with your phone, you were holding it vertically. If you can hold it horizontally (i.e. with both hands), then your next pics should come out right-side up when you post them here. Thx!
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 Posted 05/13/2019  10:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add armywife111701 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you all very much! I just posted another post, but my next post I will try to do the pictures the right way. Thanks for the tips. :)
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 Posted 05/13/2019  11:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


I agree, looks like post minting damage ( PMD)
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 Posted 05/14/2019  12:56 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add owatchman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF!
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