Mint or Post Mint Alteration
Conshyboy Posts: 4 ✭
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New to this Forum so hello from Conshohocken PA. While going through some wheat pennies came across this one and looking for opinions on whether this is Mint damage or Post Mint damage I have been collecting coins for about 20 years mostly wheats and nickels and never seen anything like this thank you in advance for all replies
There is something on the coin, possibly solder.
It did not look like that when the coin was struck.
Considered a damaged coin.
And it ain't a comin off. The hunt continues. Good luck. Peace Roy
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Yeah that's what I was thinking was just looking for someone with more knowledge than myself for confirmation thanks for your input
Just to be completely sure its damaged you might want to try one more course of action.
Test for silver only on the stain.
Think of it this way, what if ?
What ? lol
Answered already, but most certainly post strike and post mint damage. I can see it raised off the surface, this really isn’t possible the way this coin looks. Keep hunting though!!
This really wouldn't accomplish anything, even if it tested silver it could be silver solder.