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1951 s... is this an error or?

I was looking at my old coin books today and found that some time in the last 56 years I inserted this one. Is it an error of some other phenomenon? I have never run into this type of strike before. Could it be a 1954? @FredWeinberg

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  • JBKJBK Posts: 14,212 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The last number in the date (1) has damage from a coin rolling machine. Common in that era. I have a couple myself.

  • JRoccoJRocco Posts: 14,270 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Copper is fairly soft and moves quite easily. If you were to take a flat blade screwdriver you could “push” the number one and make it lean left or right fairly easily.

    Some coins are just plain "Interesting"

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