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2018 Penny Error? What're Your Thoughts?

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 Posted 10/13/2019  9:20 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add bluehuntscoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Need your thoughts on this 2018 penny I found. Thanks!!




I also just found out on Reddit that someone has another 2018 penny with the same exact error on the shield. Pretty interesting. Here's the photo of the other person on Reddit:


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10/14/2019 12:38 pm
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 Posted 10/13/2019  9:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It looks like a struck through error from where I'm sitting. It's incuse not raised right? It's a real cool find if it is a struck through.

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 Posted 10/13/2019  10:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHI to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great find!
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 Posted 10/13/2019  10:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 10/13/2019  10:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bluehuntscoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yep, it's recessed! Cool, and it's a big struck through too. Does that mean that these 2 pennies were struck at around the same time with the same die?
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 Posted 10/13/2019  10:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Most likely.

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 Posted 10/13/2019  11:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bluehuntscoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Would this be valuable if ever? I guess it's not worth grading right?
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 Posted 10/13/2019  11:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome find and congratulations!
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Great find but not worth grading.
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 Posted 10/14/2019  06:38 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks to me to be PSD. Note the bust. It is weak on the opposite side of the coin. There is a triangle on the date/bow tie area. Can't see for sure, but is it is showing flattening, then it might be a damaged coin. But the plating doesn't appear as being split. So close images on that area would be helpful.
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 Posted 10/14/2019  09:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can you copy/paste the pic from Reddit?
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@coop there is no break in the plating. I don't see any of the zinc. I can post a closer photo later after work.

@John1 the photo on reddit is the 3rd photo in my original post. Thanks!
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 Posted 10/14/2019  11:21 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add stoneman227 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Excellent struck through finds !
Something was definitely stuck to the reverse die to produce these two coins.
Keep them together as a pair as it will definitely increase their interest and value.
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Unfortunately, I don't own the 3rd photo. I found it on reddit and I've communicated to the owner that we have the exact strike through error on our 2018 pennies. lol thanks!!
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 Posted 10/14/2019  11:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
They do look a bit different. Make sure to put yours in a 2x2.
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Yep, just a slight difference but must be because the "thing" stuck to the die moved a bit during striking? Yeah, it's already in a 2x2 for safekeeping. It's now a part of my errors and varieties collection. lol
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