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  • diamond
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    It could be an encased, or lucky token cent. The abrupt truncation at the tops of IGWT is a sign of post-strike damage/alteration.

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  • wavysteps
    started a topic 1968 Lincoln cent with odd rim

    1968 Lincoln cent with odd rim

    I have a very good idea how this was caused on this 1968 Lincoln cent, but wanted to make sure that I was correct. My guess is that this was milled for a good luck charm or souvenir key chain of sorts.











    Any other thoughts on this odd rim.

    BJ Neff
    Last edited by wavysteps; 10-14-2007, 09:55 PM.
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