1996 P Penny

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1996 P Penny

#1 Unread post by ave13co » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:08 pm

What's this? Been to Wexlers and Varietyvista but they don't have anything on this anomoly. What would cause this? Is it doubling , cud or what? Take a look at the M. I see no other errors other than a bit of MD around the letters.
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Re: 1996 P Penny

#2 Unread post by Daniel » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:07 pm

It's a plating blister. Basically an air pocket in between the copper plating and planchet and they can appear anywhere and be any shape.

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Re: 1996 P Penny

#3 Unread post by ave13co » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:32 pm

Thanks. I would never have guessed.

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Re: 1996 P Penny

#4 Unread post by Paul » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:15 am

JMO........ this looks like an itty-bitty die scratch to me
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