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  • 1946-P Off Metal?

    Was wondering if anyone would comment on this coin as to whether it might be struck on a foreign planchet, more specifically a Cuban or Venezuelan planchet. It weighs 38.6 grains or 2.5 grams. There is some weakness in the strike, especially the reverse. The color does appear to be a tad grayer than normal. Thanks,
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    James Zimmerman
    Coneca N-911
    Pennsylvania State Representative

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    It is definitely under weight and the strike does look weak. I think the best way to find out what the coin is , is for someone who is experienced in errors examine it. Mike Diamond is of course the person of choice in this matter.

    BJ Neff
    Last edited by wavysteps; 05-24-2010, 11:30 AM.
    Member of: ANA, CCC, CONECA, Fly-in-club, FUN, NLG & T.E.V.E.C.

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    • #3
      I am not aware of any off-metal coins in this year. This appears to be a cent struck on a planchet punched out of rolled-thin cent stock.
      Mike Diamond. Error coin writer and researcher.

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