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1992 P Close AM Lincoln Memorial Cent

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 Posted 08/08/2022  10:32 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add CaptJeffWorthFL to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Earlier I found a 2019 P DDO 002 in my son's piggy bank. Which I thought was pretty cool, but this I would say is way cooler of a find. Wonder how long it has been sitting in that clay bear? & Should I hold it? Sell it?





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 Posted 08/08/2022  10:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add gsp193 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow! Great find!! Congrats!! It looks to be in great shape I would have to hold on to it at least for awhile!
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 Posted 08/08/2022  10:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ondiwave to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's awesome! congratulations!#127870;
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 Posted 08/08/2022  10:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thumbs up!
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 Posted 08/08/2022  10:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add oddguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
nice find
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 Posted 08/08/2022  11:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add silviosi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Close AM, observe three drop marks and a few on rim, reverse some knocks. I will say AU 55 - 58. An 1000 -1500 $ coin. By photos I can not judge the color, I presume is RD.
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 Posted 08/08/2022  11:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Petespockets55 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Big congratulations on the find.
If I remember correctly yours (1992P) is a little rarer than ones from the Denver mint.
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 Posted 08/09/2022  01:04 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
HUGE congratulations on the find! It is really amazing and refreshing to see an authentic example of something big like this still out there to be found!

I highly recommend having this graded by a TPG. Fortunately the coin looks to be in awesome shape, which isn't something I can say for the majority of zinc cents out there. If I took a guess I think it might reach AU58?

Again, big congrats to you and if you decide to get it graded or it ends up at an auction, keep us updated please! We love to hear how things like this turn out whether you add it to your collection or decide to sell it off.

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 Posted 08/09/2022  01:13 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CaptJeffWorthFL to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll have it graded for sure. TGP?
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 Posted 08/09/2022  01:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Third party grader = TPG.

PCGS, NGC, or ANACS are all good choices. I would personally go with PCGS.

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 Posted 08/09/2022  01:29 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add silviosi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If you want to sell: PCGS best choice for all major auctions houses. For keep in collection and very precise is ANACS. NGC is more for marketing like PCGS.
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 Posted 08/09/2022  04:18 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
PCGS bound,great find . Let us know what it comes back as with a slab photo please.You may want to find out if they recommend having them conserve it.
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 Posted 08/09/2022  04:41 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHI to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow,,super find, congrats!
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 Posted 08/09/2022  04:53 am  Show Profile   Check tropicalbats's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add tropicalbats to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Superb find. Almost has to go PCGS with conservation to max out the value. Will be expensive to do that but worth it.
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 Posted 08/09/2022  07:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add -makecents- to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice find, it's great to see these still pop up occasionally! Not many zincolns worth being slabbed but this would be one of them.
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