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1975 D Cent obverse over polished or nothing to see here?

I know that some over polished die errors can command high dollars, 3 legged Buffalo comes to mind, though I'm not implying this would do that, I just think it's cool, looks like his head is just floating above his shoulders, what are your thoughts? ,


  • ifthevamzarockinifthevamzarockin Posts: 8,001 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I found a few of the 1974 D no neck Lincolns. ;)

  • Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 3,980 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It’s interesting. It has a good nickname and some novelty factor that might appeal to some people.


  • ifthevamzarockinifthevamzarockin Posts: 8,001 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Here is one of the 74 D's I found.

  • ifthevamzarockinifthevamzarockin Posts: 8,001 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like I have one from the same die as yours, look at the die scratch off the 9 and off the L of Liberty.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Ringgy ... Nice find... Not sure of collector interest, but qualifies as over polished die... Cheers, RickO

  • tincuptincup Posts: 4,666 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Also perhaps has a thinner planchet area? Note the loss of details on Lincoln's shoulder and the corresponding area on the reverse D STA of UNITED STATES?

    ----- kj
  • RinggyRinggy Posts: 52 ✭✭

    Thanks everyone!

  • IcollecteverythingIcollecteverything Posts: 1,021 ✭✭✭

    I have found two 1983 cents which are similar to the ones shown here but maybe not quite as good. But I did find a really dramatic "floating head" or "no neck" nickel also dated 1983 and two other not quite as complete dated 82 and another 83, all from Philadelphia. You can see evidence of a hard die clash on the reverse which they tried to polish away.

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  • NumisOxideNumisOxide Posts: 10,940 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Floating head variety!

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