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1917-? Wheat penny. Mint mark?

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1917-? Wheat penny. Mint mark?

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Would this be considered another post mint damage? I see a “w” however I know West Point wasn’t built until 1937 or 39 I forget and there was no other mint with the mint of “W” before correct? And on that point there was no W mint four 1917 wheat pennies in my sixth edition mega red book
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Hello. I see what your seeing but I know it's definitely not a W . Either a D or Pareidolia .
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It's a D mint mark that was messed up during circulation. When looking at coins I recommend never jumping to impossible conclusions. Also think and research what it can't be then what is left is what it has to be.

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Thank you very much I will catalog it as a1917-d

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I see a “w” however I know West Point wasn’t built until 1937 or 39 I forget and there was no other mint with the mint of “W” before correct? And on that point there was no W mint four 1917 wheat pennies in my sixth edition mega red book
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Earle42 wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:58 pm
I see a “w” however I know West Point wasn’t built until 1937 or 39 I forget and there was no other mint with the mint of “W” before correct? And on that point there was no W mint four 1917 wheat pennies in my sixth edition mega red book
As a former teacher, I give you an A+ on your research assignment 👍🏻

Seriously though, we do we appreciate people coming here with a genuine desire to learn.
Thank you sir I appreciate that, I would like to point out that everyone for me running cross Daniel channel on YouTube I would’ve never known about this forum. I have I Other coins (With Genuine questions) I would like to share with you guys. What I’m not going to do is flood your guys’ forum with them.
I was going to limit (one) a day so that way I can respond if needed because my response on the “Quarter on nickel”sucked and I’m sorry I was having a bad day. I do believe though on that subject I got all your questions answered

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