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Is The '9' In This 1894 Indian Penny An Over Strike Of An '8' Or A '0'?

 
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 Posted 11/22/2020  5:40 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add spydercoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
From a distance, the year looks like 1894 but a closer look it appears as 1884 or 1804? An over strike or a damaged 8?

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 Posted 11/22/2020  6:02 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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An over strike or a damaged 8?


I think that it is a damaged number 9.
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 Posted 11/23/2020  08:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add oih82w8 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
PMD...but its great that you are looking for varieties!
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 Posted 11/23/2020  08:28 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes just damaged.
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the feather design on your example was used from 1886 - 1909, so yours must be a 1894, and damaged at that.
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