1986 s or d penny raised mintmark

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crodez
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1986 s or d penny raised mintmark

#1 Unread post by crodez » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:45 pm

Could someone tell me is this mint damage or post mint damage?
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Re: 1986 s or d penny raised mintmark

#2 Unread post by PALH1 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:24 pm

from these pics .....

it hugeeyes 's to be "ZINC ROT" to me ..... JMO

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#3 Unread post by mhonzell » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:52 pm

Yep, zinc rot.

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Re: 1986 s or d penny raised mintmark

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:06 am

I agree, a planchet bubble burst or there was a plating disturbance that caused teh zinc to be exposed and to react with the environment.

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Re: 1986 s or d penny raised mintmark

#5 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:12 pm

Daniel wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:06 am
I agree, a planchet bubble burst or there was a plating disturbance that caused teh zinc to be exposed and to react with the environment.
Interesting location.
Sometimes this shows up in the form of a rupture or "volcano". Yours happened to occur under the Denver MM.

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