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1992 D - Lincoln Close AM

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 Posted 03/07/2021  10:21 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Bigwho808 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey Friends,

I need help to identify if this is genuinely a Close AM or die damage?

Thanks!






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 Posted 03/07/2021  11:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Christian18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm pretty sure that's a wide AM. The close positioning of the designer's initials give it away.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  12:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bigwho808 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Christian, so it's double struck then, that's why the AM are touching?
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 Posted 03/08/2021  01:14 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's just a regular Wide AM.

And no, it is not double struck. There is a hint of Die Deterioration Doubling that might make it look a tad closer, but it's just an illusion.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  02:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add silviosi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree with all wide AM. Nice in your coin is DD. A double date like this is nice to see.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  04:58 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Silviosi, this is not a doubled die.

Just DDD.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  04:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a doubled die and not a close AM. Looks like DDD.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  05:28 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add silviosi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
SilverCents, sorry miss understand on DD. Me I say DD to repunched-date of a die, which is not DDO or DDR varieties. Sorry, here is the link http://www.error-ref.com/repunched-date/

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 Posted 03/08/2021  05:32 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Silviosi, repunched dates do not occur on Lincoln Cents are far as I know. They only appear on earlier specimens.

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 Posted 03/08/2021  06:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add silviosi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks, very usefully to know. I read all their website and many others but nowhere is mentions the periods. Thanks again SilverCent.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  06:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bigwho808 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Interesting...
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 Posted 03/08/2021  07:29 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree, not a close AM. Appears to be split plating on the mint mark, along with traces of Die Deterioration.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  08:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Re-punched date would be= RPD, double mint mark would be= RPM, over mint mark would be= OMM.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  10:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can we get an image (close up) of the designers initials?
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 Posted 03/08/2021  1:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bigwho808 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry for delay friends. Here is the zoom pic of the initials only.
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 Posted 03/08/2021  1:25 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Scuba1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is a Wide AM no doubt. One of the other key visual markers for Close AM is to look at the position of the A in STATES. A CAM will show the right leg of the letter A noticeable closer to the post of the letter T directly to its right. There will be a smaller gap between the A and the T in this area. With that said, this means there will be a larger gap between the left leg of the A and the post of the letter T directly to its left. A WAM, which you have, the letter A is directly and proportionally positioned between the two T's. Kinda like this visual CAM= T AT WAM= TAT
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