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1954-S Wheat Back "Bie"

 
 
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 Posted 06/16/2019  05:06 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Jsertl to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Found this guy a couple months ago. it was also the first "BIE" penny ive ever found. I was going through my rolls of wheat backs (atleast a full roll for each Decade) that ive been collecting since I was a kid.

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 Posted 06/16/2019  05:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add levelsofmadnes to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good morning Jsertl

Nice find. I recently started collecting "BIE" cents.

When I do, I try and match it to other attributed "BIE"s listed on Cuds-On-Coins.com. http://cuds-on-coins.com/ldb-1954-s/
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 Posted 06/16/2019  07:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes looks like a BIE--very nice to find your first one (hopefully of many)! It is a little hard to get details from your overall pic, but I tried to enlarge and enhance this area:


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 Posted 06/16/2019  08:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jsertl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll upload a better one
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 Posted 06/16/2019  09:21 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good eye, very common on mid-'50s wheats.
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 Posted 06/16/2019  12:19 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
Nice find!
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 Posted 06/16/2019  10:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jsertl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
there ya go managed to get a better pic

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 Posted 06/16/2019  10:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jsertl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
forgot to post the reverse side earlier lol

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