Sep 22, 2012, 12:47 AM
Error Penny - Year "195" missing last number
I just found this wheat in a box of pennies tonight. I blew it up with my camera and could not see any evidence of the last number scratched off. Would this be an error related to a greased die? Also, do you see any doubling on the 5? Any help would be great, thanks
Sep 22, 2012, 01:30 AM
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wow first i have seen of this one!!!!!!!!!!!! hard to tell on the 5 could be strike dbl if it looks like a shelf under the loop great find though
Sep 22, 2012, 05:05 AM
Try posting in the coins section. Could be a greasy die but it dosen't look like it from the pictures provided. Could you post a close up of the date?
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Sep 22, 2012, 11:12 AM
I actually have about five pennies that look like that. Not sure if it is grease or if it is wear that hits that corner. I also have some wheats tat are worn down to nothing hardly visible anywhere on them.
Sep 22, 2012, 01:43 PM
Thanks! what causes a shelf? I hope it's a rare one, I'm keeping my fingers crossed. Might post it in the coins section
Originally Posted by Pipster
Sep 22, 2012, 02:02 PM
Here is hopefully a better picture of the date
Sep 22, 2012, 02:04 PM
Very interesting. I know you search a lot of pennies, so I can get a sense of rarity of this coin type, have you found multiple other key dates?
Originally Posted by jrf30
Sep 22, 2012, 02:09 PM
WHEAT PENNY MISSING ONE NUMBER 195-------- more pics
This guy found one in 2010, the consensus was an error coin
Sep 22, 2012, 05:53 PM
cool havent seen that one
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Sep 22, 2012, 06:00 PM
Wheat back, or memorial back?
memorial back = 1959
Sep 22, 2012, 08:05 PM
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