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1988 Error Penny.

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Hi everybody.
Please help me identify this error!

Thank you.
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Re: 1988 Error Penny.

#2 Unread post by JTCC »

From what I could see, there’s no error. Sorry.

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#3 Unread post by SensibleSal66 »

Pareidolia my friend . I see no error here, sorry .
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You're not doing any research as we ask on your coins. Use error-ref.com and look up bumps on coins

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#5 Unread post by Buckfever »

Sameih looks like the outer copper layer did not bond with the zinc core causing air that is trapped to expand appearing as bubbles. This would be a Plating error. if you can push the bubble, or bubbles down with a tooth pick then that is the issue. You also might want to check coppercoins.com, or Variety Vista to see if that is a RPM, and research if that 1988 D LMC has the reverse of the 1989 LMC. Daniel has videos posted that will assist you in your research. It will help you a lot more if you take some time and read what every forum provides for you. Just takes time, and is well worth reading. I hope this helps and would like the here your conclusion on this coin when your done with your research. I am not a Pro. I could be wrong about the platting. Its just my opinion.
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Daniel wrote: Sun Sep 19, 2021 7:57 am You're not doing any research as we ask on your coins. Use error-ref.com and look up bumps on coins
........ but it is a much easier to post a picture and ask a nonspecific question
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#7 Unread post by DSCoins »

I think that it is the only thing he knows what to post. Either that, or he's just to lazy to do it himself.

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I recommend you study the following sites.
Error-Ref and
Wexler's Coins and Die Varieties
These two sites will help teach you about what a variety/ errors coin looks like. I cannot stress enough how important it is to not just read the sites but to study them in depth, until they are seared into your brain.
I also suggest that until you learn the above and what can and cannot happen to a coin at the mint. You need to stick to looking for known errors. You will find what the TPGs will recognize as varieties on the PCGS. This will save you a lot of time in having to take photos and then posting them, only to told it is not what you think.


Wrap up. Here are the recommend sites to study about what a doubled die looks like.
Error-Ref
Wexler's Coins and Die Varieties.

To help verify a coin is wat you think it may be a Doubled Die, you can compare your coin to the photos on these sites
1. Wexler's Coins and Die Varieties. There also a detail description of how the hub/dies are made throughout the history of the U.S. making coins. Plus, what a Hub is as compared to a Die.
2. CONICA Variety Vista.
3. For pennies you have Copper coins..

The last site I am recommending is Glossary of Error Variety Terms
This site will help you help us. This way instead of posting “What do you think about this coin?”, “What error is this”, “What error is this and how much is it worth” or some thing along the same line are beyond a doubt big NO Nos’. You need to find a way to tell us what you see and why you think it is a error or variety. It will also assist you in knowing what we are taking about we use these terms.
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Re: 1988 Error Penny.

#8 Unread post by Sameih »

Thanks for all .

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