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1972 S Penny machine doubling, die crack marks, die break errors and die chip

1972 S penny, I noticed some doubling in the In god we trust and Liberty. I am thinking machine doubling. I also see either die breaks or cracks on the obverse to the right of Lincoln's face and the left of is head as well as on the reverse. Machine doubling on the mint mark and small die chip on the reverse on the N in cent it is a small metal blob. E pluribus unum looks like die deterioration. https://photos.app.goo.gl/xoBmYiqnqavAJPRb8


  • jonathanbjonathanb Posts: 3,339 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I see no doubling, machine or otherwise. I see no die breaks or cracks. It's a 50-year-old coin that's seen better days.

  • well thank you, very true it is 50 years old. I appreciate it.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I do see the die chip you referenced by the N. Those marks by Lincoln look more like die marks, not cracks. Perhaps some very minor machine doubling or die erosion. No numismatic premiums for any of the referenced anomalies. Cheers, RickO

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