1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

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1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

#1 Unread post by Challenge Coin » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:31 pm

Hello all - I'm new here and this is my second post. Can you all help out with irregular lines through the background of a 1999 Penny? The closest thing I can liken it to is wood grain. Is this a plating issue or possible the die? I don't have to tell you guys but all the other pennies have a flat mirror finish, not this... What do you think? Thanks a lot!
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Re: 1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

#2 Unread post by PALH1 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:08 pm

i can not hugeeyes well enough with 'these pics' here,...... :dunno

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Re: 1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

#3 Unread post by Challenge Coin » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:11 pm

That's as good as it gets... :dunno

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Re: 1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:23 pm

Raised lines on a coin indicate that it could be die file lines to eliminate clash marks or burs, but there's also plating issues. So we need better images and at different angles. I don't know of any other way of helping.

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Re: 1999 Penny-Wood Grain look???

#5 Unread post by PALH1 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:43 pm

Daniel wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:23 pm
Raised lines on a coin indicate that it could be die file lines to eliminate clash marks or burs, but there's also plating issues. So we need better images and at different angles. I don't know of any other way of helping.
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