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15 Feb 2021

Insane discovery about a previous find

Coins-United States | CoinHunter

Hi guys! Yesterday I received the book "Strike it Rich With Pocket Change" that I ordered from amazon. It really opened my eyes to all of the errors I wasn't looking for, and I will probably write a review on it soon. I saw there were a couple years of Lincoln cents were there is a large rim cud that signifies that they have a die clash or some other kind of error. And if you don't recall, I found a 1979-D Lincoln Cent a little while ago with a large rim cud.... anyone catching on yet? I got it out of my display case and looked it over, and guess what, I can see a lot of the memorial building on the obverse! 😱 It is at an angle and slightlyoff center.Now I am wondering, would this be a die clash? I'm not seeing any parts of Lincoln on the reverse, thanks for any help! (Sorry Imade this a blog, but as @CentSearcher and I have found out, forumsthreads just aren't working right now, besides, this would be kind of long for a forum thread!) Edit: I have concluded that this is a die clash and this is my theory of how it was made: First the dies went together without a planchet in-between them, resulting in a large part of the obverse die breaking off, and part of the reverse die's design being impressed into the obverse die. Next, this cent was struck, resulting in a coin with a large rim cud and parts of the memorial building showing on the obverse.

Comments

Mal_ANA_YN

Level 4

A neat find. It is amazing how many varieties and errors are still circulating.

DaNumisMasta

Level 5

Great find!!!! Thats a solid "Prisoner" cent! Looks like it was a strike-through error as well! Very interesting!

I. R. Bama

Level 5

Fascinating, Captain.....

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thank you officer!

Stumpy

Level 5

Very nice, good catch!

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks!

Mike

Level 7

Now that you found it your just starting. A blog is to share your knowledge. Many yns don't know what that is. So you tell them what it is now it happened.! Does it happen on other coins.? What is the average price of such a find.Are you going to send it in.?Is it the hub the die the strike . Now you have an informative blog. People will learn from it!.

Mr. B Coins

Level 4

CoinHunter, Great Find. Keep up the Good Work. All the best, Mr. B

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks!

Golfer

Level 5

Awesome find. Good work. I would never find anything like that. I need to pay attention to my change.

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks! And you never know, maybe you will find the next 1955 DDO!

Kepi

Level 6

That's really cool! Good eye! Keep up the good work. ; )

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks! I will!

Mokie

Level 6

Good eye, that is definitely a clash.

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks!

CentSearcher

Level 5

Nice work! Looks legit to me

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks! I can guarantee that it is legit!

Longstrider

Level 6

Most definitely a die clash. Also a good blog. Now you need to research it and tell us about it. vary cool. Well done.

CoinHunter

Level 5

Thanks!

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