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Hi I have been looking at coins for a while now but have recently come across some that I've never seen or heard of

#1 Unread post by tracyj » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:46 am

I have bicentennial s series uncirculated that has two kind of sideways triangle shaped puncture s in them on the cheek and nose but where the silver was supposed to go in them it is kind of piled up on the edge of them also have no mint mark 81 Lincoln penny and a 72 with lots of things will attach pics any info or value guide would b
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#2 Unread post by mhonzell » Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:10 am

Howdy, and welcome!

You mention several coins and posted only the 72 cent. So, let me recommend here that you create separate threads for each coin so that we don't confuse which coin we are discussing.
This 72 cent has a lot of hard contact marks and is discolored on the reverse from environmental damage (such as being in a cup holder for a period of time.) None of this occurred while being made at the mint, so is considered post-mint damage. The coin is worth face value.

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#3 Unread post by Daniel » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:16 am

I agree with Mark, the coin is badly scarred and gouged so worth face value.

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#4 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:11 am

mhonzell wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:10 am
Howdy, and welcome!

You mention several coins and posted only the 72 cent. So, let me recommend here that you create separate threads for each coin so that we don't confuse which coin we are discussing.
This 72 cent has a lot of hard contact marks and is discolored on the reverse from environmental damage (such as being in a cup holder for a period of time.) None of this occurred while being made at the mint, so is considered post-mint damage. The coin is worth face value.
I agree with Mark also. He hit the bulls eye.

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#5 Unread post by PALH1 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:24 am

mhonzell wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:10 am
Howdy, and welcome!

You mention several coins and posted only the 72 cent. So, let me recommend here that you create separate threads for each coin so that we don't confuse which coin we are discussing.
This 72 cent has a lot of hard contact marks and is discolored on the reverse from environmental damage (such as being in a cup holder for a period of time.) None of this occurred while being made at the mint, so is considered post-mint damage. The coin is worth face value.

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#6 Unread post by tracyj » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:24 pm

I'm trying to send pics of the bicentennial quarter in attachment
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#7 Unread post by tracyj » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:29 pm

I also have a1981 Lincoln penny with no mint mark

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#8 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:16 pm

Well done getting the image posted. Posting an image of the back would be helpful.
This would appear to be intentional damage to the coin after it left the mint. On the reverse side of the coin you will probably see little bumps directly opposite the triangular holes on the obverse.
(ps. Is the 1981 Lincoln cent a proof coin?)


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#10 Unread post by PALH1 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:02 am

i agree that this 'proof coin' has been "POST MINT DAMAGED".

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