1983 Penny mint mark error?

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1983 Penny mint mark error?

#1 Unread post by EdH » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:23 pm

happydance: Hello I have a 1983 penny that is missing the mint mark. There is just a hole about the same size as the mint mark would be. The hole is relatively deep as well. Is this considered an error? I am going to try to include a photo but a clear close up is proving to be very difficult.
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Re: 1983 Penny mint mark error?

#2 Unread post by PALH1 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:35 pm

:welcome:
we'll wait on photo...... hugeeyes

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Re: 1983 Penny mint mark error?

#3 Unread post by mhonzell » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:31 pm

Zinc rot.
Zinc pennies, especially Denver mint are notorious for rotting around the mint mark.

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