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2000 Lincoln cent with die gauge on forehead - Hellboy

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I found this penny CRHunting and searched the internet for a possible error. The closest I got was the unicorn which is a die brake or crack. Any comment or oppinion would be highly appreciated. Thank you.
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Re: 2000 Lincoln cent with die gauge on forehead - Hellboy

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Possible plating issue.....?

If you push on it with a toothpick, doesn't feel spongy?
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Plating blister

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Paul wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:47 pm Possible plating issue.....?

If you push on it with a toothpick, doesn't feel spongy?
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Hi Paul, thanks for your idea, it feels solid when touching with toothpick.
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It's a common plating blister.

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I agree that this is a "Plating Blister"......

........ just trying to let people learn how to diagnose these....
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