Hey my name's beckedup and I've just started to get into coin collecting so I'm new. I found a 1973 penny with a thicker rim on the left side of the front and the back has a open AM. Is this a normal error or something to look for? Thank y'all!
Well look at more of the cents from that year. They all look like that. I feel they were trying to fix the issues they had on the 1968-1972 cents with so many Machine Doubling issues. Well they solved it by a stronger strike. So they are all that way. The Close AM started in 1993: