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 Posted 12/01/2021  12:40 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Perrman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I found this in my pocket change its the size of a nickel. It weighs 2.6 grams.






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 Posted 12/01/2021  04:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
. Not an error. It looks like what is called a "Texas Cent"
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 Posted 12/01/2021  06:02 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@perr, first welcome to CCF. Second, yes someone has slightly flattened this cent to make a so-called Texas Cent.
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 Posted 12/01/2021  06:45 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If it had been the size of a quarter, we'd have an Alaska cent.
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 Posted 12/01/2021  08:08 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dearborn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Folks like to squeeze them between 2 leather pieces in a vise to try to get the copper off - the result is a larger than life Lincoln cent
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 Posted 12/01/2021  08:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


to the CCF!
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 Posted 12/01/2021  10:46 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Perrman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you all the vise make cents lol excuse the pun
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 Posted 12/01/2021  9:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add merclover to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Post mint damage. No numismatic value at this point.

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