Lincoln memorial penny

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Lincoln memorial penny

#1 Unread post by james.moses » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:48 pm

My friends call me moses I found a Lincoln memorial penny with a missing E in the e pluribus unum is this a normal find?

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Re: Lincoln memorial penny

#2 Unread post by Daniel » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:11 pm

It is common to find missing letters and even numbers and this happen from being struck with a grease filled die. The E cavity was filled with a compound. It can also be accidentally removed by a mint employee removing clash marks when the two dies clash without a planchet in between.

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#3 Unread post by Paul » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:39 am


...... any pictures ?? hugeeyes
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Re: Lincoln memorial penny

#4 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:41 am

Moses, welcome to the forum.
We enjoy helping and any images you can add are very helpful. At least one of the obverse, reverse and closeups of any specific areas you have questions about.
Thanks for posting and we look forward to seeing more of you.

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