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Penny without a date

This penny definitely has struck through grease written all over it but the curious thing is when. I can't find a date even through the grease mark. The reverse tells me the period it's from but the original year is a mystery. Can anyone see a date? I might just be missing it.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I see no date, and it is also severely damaged... The Lincoln image is quite distorted... Cheers, RickO

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    ChrisH821ChrisH821 Posts: 6,323 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This looks like a 90's to early 2000's cent to me. It also looks like a grease(or something) filled die. The other letters are weak too, if they were removed after striking we would see the zinc core in those areas.

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    rte592rte592 Posts: 1,447 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If someone wants to spend the time starting with a BU cent.
    Remove the date copper electro plate and would make for a shiny cent with no date.

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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,812 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would think grease filled die.

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    291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,936 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Grease filled obverse die.

    All glory is fleeting.
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    telephoto1telephoto1 Posts: 4,742 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Possible die adjustment strike but more likely die fill


    RIP Mom- 1932-2012
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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Mydiscussionboard
    Interesting
    I would weigh it to make sure it's the correct weight.
    Based on my limited knowledge and research, looks like a grease filled die.
    But.........the real experts will weigh in here @ErrorsOnCoins ?
    boston

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