1934 Penny PMD?

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1934 Penny PMD?

#1 Unread post by oaraxo » Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:57 am

Does this one look like it was damaged a long time ago, just a split penny?
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Re: 1934 Penny PMD?

#2 Unread post by Paul » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:58 am

This is what's called a "lam error", or lamination error.
These "split lifting lams", are pretty cool with their big.

... Slight added value here...... JMO

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Re: 1934 Penny PMD?

#3 Unread post by Daniel » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:51 pm

I agree this is a lamination.

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Re: 1934 Penny PMD?

#4 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:44 am

If I remember correctly, they are caused from improperly mixing the metal alloy (similar to "woodies").

Improper mixing can cause improper bonding and can allow different "layers" to separate and start to peel or flake away. Some peeling laminations are pretty extreme.

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