1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

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1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

#1 Unread post by jerry.dowell » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:27 am

1984 1 Cent falling mint mark
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Re: 1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

#2 Unread post by mhonzell » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:54 pm

When a mint mark gets filled with debris on the die, and then falls onto the coin, this leaves an incuse mark on the coin. And, since the mint mark is no longer plugged, it should appear on the coin in its normal location. You cannot have a dropped mint mark from a Philadelphia coin because it didn't have one to start with.

It looks like a 'D', but when magnified, appears to be raised and more like toning or zinc rot. Basically, a spot.

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Re: 1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

#3 Unread post by Paul » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:05 pm

mhonzell wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:54 pm
When a mint mark gets filled with debris on the die, and then falls onto the coin, this leaves an incuse mark on the coin. And, since the mint mark is no longer plugged, it should appear on the coin in its normal location. You cannot have a dropped mint mark from a Philadelphia coin because it didn't have one to start with.

It looks like a 'D', but when magnified, appears to be raised and more like toning or zinc rot. Basically, a spot.
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Re: 1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:42 pm

I agree with Mark there's something on the coin but this is not a dropped or fallen letter.

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Re: 1984 1 Cent falling mint mark ?

#5 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:32 am

Welcome to the forum and thanks for posting. Hope to see more of yours.

Nice image but I agree also.
And it doesn't quite match the shape of the D in GOD.

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