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1991d Lincoln Cent wide rim!

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  • 1991d Lincoln Cent wide rim!

    This 1991d has a substantiality wider rim than the average penny. So much so that it balances itself with ease. Also the rim is the same thickness all the way around. I weighed it and came up with 2.6 grams when a normal zinc penny weighs 2.5 on my scale. Possible mule coin?or something else like no collar when struck? KIMG0161.JPG KIMG0159.JPG KIMG0158.JPG
    Last edited by Adam's Coin Collection; 05-12-2021, 10:02 PM. Reason: Forgot a word

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    There are a few reasons for rim anomalies like this. They are misaligned dies, off center strikes, and finned rims. My guess is a finned rim and the weight is within specs. Sometimes a planchet is not rolled perfectly and will give the appearance of a thick or thin edge.
    Bob Piazza
    Lincoln Cent Attributer