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    Found the biggest part of a wheat cent today

    I don't know much about error coins, but something happened to this one. Any opinions? Thanks

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    Looks like a possible clipped coin, but I will let the masters say for sure.
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    nice clip
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    I would need to see the edge, but I'm not seeing any sign of the Blakesley effect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by enamel7 View Post
    I would need to see the edge, but I'm not seeing any sign of the Blakesley effect.
    Lot of work trying to get the edge, and it's cccold out there trying to get natural lightClick image for larger version. 

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    The other guys are right. That is a clipped coin. The mint did that when it was stamped, accidentally. It is worth more than a regular wheat cent. Nice.
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    The coin's planchet was punched out of a planchet stock sheet on the edge or end of the sheet, thus the Straight Clip and yes it is genuine as you can see the Blakesley Effect on "E Pluribus" on the Reverse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by huntsman53 View Post
    The coin's planchet was punched out of a planchet stock sheet on the edge or end of the sheet, thus the Straight Clip and yes it is genuine as you can see the Blakesley Effect on "E Pluribus" on the Reverse.
    Thanks Frank! I can see it now!
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