1942D linclon penny

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1942D linclon penny

#1 Unread post by lindalee86442 » Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:07 pm

Hello, I have found a 1942D Lincoln Cent that has a mint error. Partial ( In God We Trust ) Printed Backwards on the front edge of the coin. What should I do?



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#2 Unread post by Daniel » Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:26 pm

Post a picture here so we can see the coin.

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#3 Unread post by lindalee86442 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:39 pm

Here are pictures of the front and back of the coin.
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#4 Unread post by lindalee86442 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:55 pm

Better Pic's without Flash...
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Re: 1942D linclon penny

#5 Unread post by Paul » Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:19 pm

:welcome:
from these pics,......i hugeeyes :
the "REVERSE MIRROR IMAGE" of another cents lettering on the obverse,......
which is NOT a 'mint error,...but the "impression" of another coin......
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Re: 1942D linclon penny

#6 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:24 pm

I agree with Palh1.
It is happening on many areas of the coin.
A mirrored LIBERTY (which is upside down in relation to the motto you mention) is through Lincolns head and there also appears to be an RT on his shoulder as well. These clues indicate this happening multiple times to this coin.
Thanks for posting.

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Re: 1942D linclon penny

#7 Unread post by Daniel » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:49 am

Another coin was used, post mint, to create this so I agree with the others that it is damage.

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