A typical counterbrockage/clashed cap strike. The counterbrockage elements include much of Lincoln's bust (e.g., his coat and ear), the numbers "19", and the letters "BER". These were generated by the original incuse design on the working face of the die cap, elements that were not obliterated by the clash. The incuse, mirror-image Memorial design elements are sharp, normal-sized, and undistorted, indicating that this coin was struck immediately after the cap clashed with the reverse die. The largely featureless swelling on the right side of the obverse face of this Lincoln cent represents an area of the cap that was indented by a planchet that intruded into the striking chamber.