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Die crack in 2006 pennies?


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Hi folks! I'm new to this site, and don't collect very much, but I've been sifting pennies lately (it's worth the bank teller's expression when I ask for $5 or $10...in what? ).

 

I received two, new cents in change today (from a freshly opened roll) with this extra squiggle of metal on the reverse, through the 'E' in 'CENT'. Is this a die crack, some other error, or nothing?

 

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If that line is raised, then my estimate would be a die crack. I guess theoretically it could be a die gouge, but it looks to thin for that.

 

Wait for other replies however as errors are quite unfamiliar territory for me -though I do find them very interesting, especially the smaller ones.

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Welcome to CP. I hope that you enjoy it here. It can certainly feed the collecting fever. I'm with Sir Sisu on his analysis.

 

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