May 03, 2012, 08:23 PM
1929 Wheat Penny Error?
So I found this wheat penny while CRHing and I think it's an error coin. Does anyone know what kind of error to classify this as, and what it might be worth?
May 03, 2012, 08:26 PM
It might be a diagonal flaw planchet or a PMD. It looks like it was cracked in two.
0/5 Mercury dimes
0/10 Tombac nickels
0/10 War Nickels
0/1 Silver dollar
3/2 Silver half-dollar
14/100 silver dime
1/10 George V nickel
150/100 Wheat cents
2/5 Indian Head Penny
1/1 2006 no P magnetic
4/4 Clipped planchet
1/1 Blank planchet
May 03, 2012, 08:29 PM
1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.
May 03, 2012, 09:18 PM
I agree. Looks like a lamination to me.
Originally Posted by sagittarius98
May 04, 2012, 05:57 AM
make that three. I vote lamination, a good size to. As far as value I'd say to a dealer about 20 bucks more to a collector. Good find.
Originally Posted by Tylertut
May 04, 2012, 06:56 AM
May 04, 2012, 10:04 AM
Looks like a lamination. I came across a 50 D with a obverse lamination error last month
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