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2000 Lincoln Penny A Wide AMerica Not Sure What It Means

 
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 Posted 04/17/2021  01:24 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Stil-lernin to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Is this is what is called a wide america? I found it in a pile of pennys I was looking in for wheat pennys. I'm new to coins but my friend said it looked like one and he put it in a plastic pouch but I'm not sure what he is talking about and he ain't no expert. No idea what he means but he said to ask on this website. Thanks you.

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 Posted 04/17/2021  02:19 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Scuba1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. Very nice find in a pile of penny's! Definitely a Wide AM as it is most commonly referred to. Here is a link for you to learn the different years associated with Wide AM's. Hope it helps.
http://www.lincolncentresource.com/wideams.html
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 Posted 04/17/2021  04:29 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. Nice find. Now for the elusive 1999
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 Posted 04/17/2021  08:04 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Aye, that would be a Wide AM. Cool find.
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 Posted 04/17/2021  10:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yep it is.. ... Nice one!! It even has the serif on the 'G' in FG..
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to CCF!
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"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin
My Dansco 7070 type set coin count: 31/76
My Dansco 8176 Eisenhower dollar Album coin count: 36/36
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My Dansco 8140,8143-8147 Washington quarters Albums coin count: 423/423
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 Posted 04/17/2021  11:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add merclover to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
he ain't no expert.

Join the club. We "ain't" either, but we try our best!

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