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1996 D Lincoln Cent Split Around Rim

 
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 Posted 10/13/2020  5:31 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Mookie65 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
What happen here? My 1996 D Lincoln Cent is split on the obverse and reverse side all the way around. There are a few die chips on the obverse and reverse side also. Thanks you guys




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 Posted 10/13/2020  5:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jasper62 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is called zinc rot. The copper plating has been compromised exposing the zinc core. The corrosiopn process has started. Spend it before it's gone
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 Posted 10/13/2020  6:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add josephm99 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This coin doesn't have long for this world.
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Ok. I'll get it to the bank asap and keep on lookin
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 Posted 10/13/2020  10:46 pm  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Whenever you see that gray color on 1982-present cents, it means exposed zinc and a high potential for corrosion.
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