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1939 S LWC Error? Could Use A Lil Bit Of Help If Possible.

 
 
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 Posted 07/16/2019  06:46 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Datguyy77 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
1 have no idea what this line is around the lcw.



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07/16/2019 07:03 am
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What you are seeing is the result of a well used die pair nearing retirement. It's called die deterioration or DD. There may be a die crack on the reverse, also a indicator of an aging die
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 Posted 07/16/2019  09:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good analysis.



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 Posted 07/16/2019  11:04 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
I agree with stoneman.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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 07/16/2019  11:30 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Datguyy77 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
So in other words its a spender? Ok. Thanks guys. I appreciate it.
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So in other words its a spender?


Not so fast it is still a 1939-S Wheat cent and carry's a premium above face value, so don't spend it, hold onto it.
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 Posted 07/16/2019  12:11 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
No, it's not a spender. It still has value. Keep all of the Wheats Cents you find!
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
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 07/16/2019  7:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The are to the right of the date might be grease. A toothpick will move it if it is grease.

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