Mint error?

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Mint error?

#1 Unread post by MCLaud » Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:39 pm

I recently dug this Lincoln cent while metal detecting. This is a 1971 D penny. It appears to me that a part of the "Memorial" is stamped over Lincolns' head/face. What do you think?? Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
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I recently dug this Lincoln cent while metal detecting. This is a 1971 D penny. It appears to me that a part of the "Memorial" is stamped over Lincolns' face. What do you think



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Re: Mint error?

#2 Unread post by Paul » Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:09 pm

:welcome: ,
i can not make out enough detail here for an opinion....
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Re: Mint error?

#3 Unread post by mhonzell » Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:27 pm

I took your "photo" and cropped it down to just the penny.
What I see are the posts from the memorial crossing Lincoln's profile. Of course, a better photo would get a better diagnosis.
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Re: Mint error?

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:51 am

It could be a die clash but in dug condition.

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