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Is this tail on the base of the T from CENT / reverse look valuable, or is it just not.



either way, I have a bunch of pennies that look interesting enough. Im having trouble finding a variety attribution list. I came across one, are they all the same? seen one, seen em all?

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    gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,428 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The cent you show is just worn and slightly damaged. No extra value for it.

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    ajaanajaan Posts: 17,124 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 7, 2024 4:53PM Answer ✓

    Looks like the coin was hit and the metal from the T pushed up. It's referred to as Post Mint Damage.


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    goldengolden Posts: 9,067 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just damage.

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    CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,563 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Post Mint damage

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    291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,944 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks both damaged and burnished.

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    BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 8,046 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Gouged. Damaged.

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