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1956-D Error Cent or Not, That is the Question?

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US Coins951 of 9811837 1¢ Merchants Exchange Hard Times Token (HT #293)Lincoln Cent Collection Book - 1950s?
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Posted 8 years ago

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This is a 1956-D Cent, I received in change in 1966. I was told it was an error. I also was told it was a fake, Who would make a fake penny? Never the less, I was fun to get in change, and for 44 Years, I had an Error.
Let me know what you think? Bad Case of flaking, or Acne. Thanks Joe

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  1. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    The penny is not thinner than any other penny. It fits with a regular penny size, Puzzling, mystery I am perplexed?? This is a fun coin, and an interesting one.
    Thanks, Chris
  2. flea, 8 years ago
    I was intrigued enough to copy the pic and turn it around and around. It's a disaster arright. :-)

    It is for this kind of thing, we live.

    Did you see mine? Not as quirky as yours but lovable still.
  3. flea, 8 years ago
    P.S. Sure looks like something was struck over something.
  4. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    How do I locate your Coin, so I can see it?
  5. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    It does look like someone struck over it. I wish I could make out what they were trying to make?
  6. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    I did at a coin show. Two said it was a real find, and 2 said it was fake. Oh well, Who knows.
  7. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    Oh Gee, Maybe $50,00o.00 Will be Better.
  8. flea, 8 years ago
    What's 50K to a dead man? :-)
  9. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    Wow, I could so much before I Go. At least people will be better off.
  10. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    Umm, I 'll think about that.
  11. flea, 8 years ago
    Okay be that way. Now I'm going to buried with mine. :-) :-)
  12. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    I will be buried with mine too. Great Idea. Thanks, Chris
  13. flea, 8 years ago
    Except for the other part. I'm going to be set afloat in the sea, and I will ten error coins with me. So there.
  14. Chrissteves, 8 years ago
    And what kind of help do you need?
  15. Steven, 7 years ago
    I beleive whoever told you that the penny was fake was wrong. The way I see it, it's real.
  16. Chris Steves, 7 years ago
    There is new info on the Cent. It weights 3.0 Grams, and I was told it should weigh around 3.12 Grams. I do figure the cent is lighter, die to it missing little pieces, as shown. Pieces are missing when it was struck, and the size is the same as other cents. Thanks, the opinion came from a error expert, who ONLY SAW the photo, and did not handle it and see it personally. So I am still not sure, and your opinion is really appreciated I do have a JPG a friend of mine did for me, and you can really zoom in on it. If you are further interested, I can send it to you. Please feel free to send me your e-mail, and I will be glad to send it to you. Thanks, Chris J Steves DinwoodieUSA@verizon.net.

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