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  • Penny errors 1979D & 1955S

    Has anyone seen anything like this 1979D penny? Looks like a multiple strike.
    I think the 1955S is a double die or double stamp, you can see it in the mint mark and on left side edge.
    I just want to know if these look like something I should have graded.
    Thanks for any help you can give me.

  • #2
    The first coin is post mint damage. Someone hit it with a hollow tube or something similar. The 1955S photos are pretty blurry, but based on you description, it sounds like MD.
    Bob Piazza
    Lincoln Cent Attributer

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    • #3
      Bob,
      Thank you for your quick reply.
      I do need to get better taking close up pictures, sorry about that.
      Hope you have a good day.

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      • #4
        Agreed, the first is PMD, the second looks normal from the photos I am seeing. Please try and keep threads to one coin only in the future.
        Jason Cuvelier
        CONECA - ErrorVariety.com - Traildies.com - MADClashes.com - Error-Ref.com
        (all images I use are ©Jason Cuvelier 2008-13)

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