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1982 $0.01 bronze error help

I've acquired this 1982 $0.01 error coin. It stated it is bronze but I want to identify whether it's a large or small date. I only have the top of the eight and the two on the date to make that determination. Is there any other way with this coin to figure out if it's small or large date?
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  • jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 13,974 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like a small date, but I wouldn't bet the farm on that.

  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 4,799 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The prong is hiding some of the date. Don't really know if that matters, though.


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  • seanqseanq Posts: 7,885 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Ugh, the prong is hiding the one part of the date that could determine the type. From the curvature of the 2 I’d guess it’s a small date, but that really is mostly just a guess.

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  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 4,799 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Dare to compare:


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  • TomBTomB Posts: 16,502 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My guess is a small date based upon the angle of the slope in the two.

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  • rickoricko Posts: 77,735 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Interesting ... and it does look as if it would be a small date.... Will you send it back for attribution?? Cheers, RickO

  • philographerphilographer Posts: 1,049 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 3, 2018 7:52AM

    Can you rotate coins in NGC prong slabs? It would mean rapidly tapping the long side of the slab on the countertop, pushing the slab forward with each tap. A big circular tapping movement

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  • CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 28,528 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I agree that it is PROBABLY the Small Date. Stupid prong!

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  • emeraldATVemeraldATV Posts: 1,288 ✭✭✭✭

    yes it is a small two. Any paper work?

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  • Aegis3Aegis3 Posts: 2,804 ✭✭✭

    I'm going with small date also. Fineness of the lettering, shape of the mouth, front of the hair, etc.


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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 4,340 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think you can move the coin with some gentle tapping. There are some techniques on youtube. Let us know. Peace Roy

  • ErrorsOnCoinsErrorsOnCoins Posts: 11,743 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That coin ain't moving. IMO, that coin should be re-holdered for free.

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