Lincoln Cent 1949 S ...small mint

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Lincoln Cent 1949 S ...small mint

#1 Unread post by italycoins »

Hello. What do you think, we know the Lincoln cent variant of the 1949 S with the smaller mint mark and shifted to the right (coin B). Coin A is regular. is it a variant of minting or a simple detail?
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Re: Lincoln Cent 1949 S ...small mint

#2 Unread post by Daniel »

Mint mark placement varies and this is very common and normal.

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Re: Lincoln Cent 1949 S ...small mint

#3 Unread post by Earle42 »

I agree. Since mint marks back then were punched into the die by hand, the mint mark locations can very considerably for some dates. At present I do not now of any market for people looking to find one of each known position of mint mark on any one coin.
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