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1950 Lincoln Wheat Penny Stamped?

 
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 Posted 08/14/2019  10:59 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add CopperSavy to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello all,

I was looking through my wheat pennies and found this. Does anyone know how this happened?

Thanks!

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 Posted 08/14/2019  11:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Rabbithole1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Struck through a washer? The experts here will know.
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 Posted 08/14/2019  11:12 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! Not an error coin. Just Post Strike Damage ( PSD). It's a cull coin now.
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 Posted 08/14/2019  11:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to the CCF!

It is damaged. It is a cull coin, but you can add it to your Wheat penny stash.

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 Posted 08/15/2019  02:47 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Papadoc75 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hammer strike to a washer? Poor Abe.
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 Posted 08/15/2019  03:24 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Skippy72 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What do the "Rams", if that's what they are called, look like without a die? I have a few coins that look identical to this in the same place on the obverse side but different years. Coincidence? Or a bored fella, serial coin Mauler, with a hammer and a washer? and if I am not mistaken if you look in the mint errors there are similar markings like that on coins from punches. if I'm wrong somebody please correct me instead of saying somebody has a hammer in the washer just beating on coins. Has anybody ever tried that? Pretty tough!
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 Posted 08/15/2019  05:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Coincidence?


I suspect so, but please start a new thread with pics of them so that we can take a look. It would be odd to have such similar types of damage, but certainly not impossible.
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 Posted 08/15/2019  07:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add demelone to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to the CCF! Doesn't look like a strike through. This is PMD.
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 Posted 08/15/2019  07:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Deliberate damage.



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 Posted 08/15/2019  08:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Over the years I've come across similarly 'punched' Lincoln cents--all wheat cents. None perfectly identical, but clearly punched post-mint. Any number of ways this can happen--a bored teenager in a 1950s high school auto shop class comes to mind. "Hey Tony, watch this..."
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 Posted 08/15/2019  9:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Evan7 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In my humble opinion, I think it's just damage


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 Posted 08/30/2019  10:33 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Skippy72 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It took me awhile because I didn't have this marked separately. It was in my "Oddities" because at that time I didn't know what to make of it until I saw one like it, which read "Mint Error"....




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