Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Check out our Twitter! Check out our Pinterest! Check out our Google+!
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!

1975 d mint penny with error!  
 

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
New Member
United States
2 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  2:08 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add tman19320 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
OK I have a 1975 d mint penny it has the regular d mint under 1975 but it also has a small d or p on the flap of his jacket I need help knowing if it is a mint error and is the coin worth anything
Pillar of the Community
United States
597 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  3:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add reupman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
we need a pic please.
Valued Member
United States
327 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  3:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ljenkins990 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If you are taking about a small letter down at the bottom of Lincoln's bust near the rim of the coin, all cent coins since 1918 have had the initials "VDB" placed there. They are the designer's initials. If that's what you are referring to, it's nothing special. Apologies if this isn't what you meant but it's my best guess without a picture.

Incidentally, since this is in the Canadian coin forum and I don't pretend to be an expert on Canadian coins, apologies if this post doesn't make much sense. I assumed that you were speaking of a US cent coin and someone pleae correct me if this isn't the case.
Edited by ljenkins990
08/05/2011 3:50 pm
New Member
United States
2 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  4:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add tman19320 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


Pillar of the Community
United States
3591 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  7:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Maineman750 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That P stands for post mint damage.
Moderator
Learn More...
United States
14454 Posts
 Posted 08/05/2011  11:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bryan1315 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
we would really need to see a better picture focused on the area in question because there is some things like a dropped letter that can cause a letter to be somewhere its not supposed to be, but just can't say one way or another from the photos provided
New Member
United States
2 Posts
 Posted 07/09/2017  2:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Cloudy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I also have a 1975 penny with no regular mint mark, but it does have a p or d on Lincolns jacket any value
Edited by Cloudy
07/09/2017 2:53 pm
Bedrock of the Community
Learn More...
United States
18038 Posts
 Posted 07/09/2017  4:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Pics please!



to the CCF!
"You can't fool all the people all the time - others would like a chance."

Pillar of the Community
United States
681 Posts
 Posted 10/17/2017  8:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Since this thread seems to be tapped out, would you guys mind if I hijack or resurrect it? I needed some info on a 1975 D Lincoln I recently found. I did a search here and this thread came up. tman19320- I hope you don't mind.

The mint mark on mine seems to be in a much different location then the mint marks I've seem on other 75's and the one posted above on this thread. Is this common for these dates & mint marks? Thanks!









Pillar of the Community
Learn More...
United States
4647 Posts
 Posted 10/17/2017  9:27 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The tolerances for Mintmark are in essence anyehere in the field area but not touching another device. Since these were added to the working dies by hand, if an errant punch like this couldn't be repaired (punched too deep)by grinding away and moving, would have made fireld there to deep into die face, they left it there. Common, however many strikes were made with that die, 100K +, as compared to 300 mil...
FREE! Coin IDing For Dummies, Vol. 1 in PDF format!
http://goccf.com/t/296596

"Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press and a disarmed populace."
James Madison
Pillar of the Community
United States
681 Posts
 Posted 10/17/2017  10:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
The tolerances for Mintmark are in essence anyehere in the field area but not touching another device. Since these were added to the working dies by hand, if an errant punch like this couldn't be repaired (punched too deep)by grinding away and moving, would have made fireld there to deep into die face, they left it there. Common, however many strikes were made with that die, 100K +, as compared to 300 mil...


Got it. Appreciate that, Thanks!
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.

Coin Community Member eBay Sales

Ending Soon   Newly Listed   Lowest Price   Highest Price   Certified Coins   Certified VAMs   Certified Errors  




Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2017 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2017 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.59 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05