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repunched mint mark

could someone let me know if this is a repunched mint mark
its on a 1975 D Lincoln penny


  • yosclimberyosclimber Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 10, 2022 1:49AM

    It could be a delamination, or raised metal from an impact below the mint mark.
    Normally a RPM has the same shape and orientation as the main mint mark (and sometimes at 90 degree rotation).

  • MarkKelleyMarkKelley Posts: 1,674 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Post minting damage with corrosion.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That would be PMD.... now the zinc is corroding a bit and surface is misshapen. Cheers, RickO

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