Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

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Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

#1 Unread post by price9709 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:25 pm

I apologize for not being smart enough to tell the difference, but to me it looks like a mint error, because I can't see how could damage was done in circulation.
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Re: Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

#2 Unread post by Daniel » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:49 pm

With a sharp edge or power tool. Similar to this coin I found but is post mint damage.
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Re: Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

#3 Unread post by PALH1 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:40 pm

Daniel wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:49 pm
With a sharp edge or power tool. Similar to this coin I found but is post mint damage.
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Re: Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

#4 Unread post by price9709 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:49 pm

Thank you for your help!

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#5 Unread post by Daniel » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:05 pm

You're welcome!

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Re: Is this a mint error? Missing edges 1945 Lincoln penny.

#6 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:38 am

Welcome and it boils down to experience with the minting procedures and techniques used. It doesn't seem possible some one would intentionally damage a cent but curiosity and boredom are a driving "creative" force.

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