Funny looking 1974 Lincoln penny

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Funny looking 1974 Lincoln penny

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Re: Funny looking 1974 Lincoln penny

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Hey, there. What you have here is environmental damage. I've come across several like these in my travels. The coin gets covered with something or comes into contact with something that turns it this color. It's Post-Mint Damage and not an error. That said, I have a collection of oddly-colored pennies. You'd be shocked the different colors you come across :) Best of luck!

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They also can be what I call " recirculated" Coins . Metal Detecting finds . I have cans full. LOL
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You coin was in the ground at one time and is damaged.

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