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 Posted 07/11/2019  01:59 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Thedude33 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Is this penny collectable or worthless? Best picture I could take resized, messed up and cleaned grime with sponge and scdatched, how should clean old pennies?



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 Posted 07/11/2019  03:05 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


It shows a bit of offset that's creating the extra line on the rim. That's nothing special, fortunately, given the harsh treatment. As far as cleaning, don't! If you have "inclinations," post the coin first and we can give thoughts and/or methods of conservation to try that won't hurt the coin's value.
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 Posted 07/11/2019  03:35 am  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
Looks like a Tilted Die strike issue.
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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 Posted 07/11/2019  07:02 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Thedude33 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the info! Will keep this as first lesson learned as I collect! Saving all change I find in seperate bottles, will post when I have question, you guys are helpful thanks!
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The surface looks altered. ( PSD)
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 Posted 07/11/2019  1:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scstrawn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
My vote is a previously encased cent.
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