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Could doubled die be intentional?

The 1995-D doubled-die cent might have been made on purpose! Yes, you read that right. It is possible that the Denver Mint struck the not-so-well-known but very rare 1995-D doubled-die Lincoln cent on purpose. Let me relate this story. Some … Continue reading

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Doubled-die cents found by newcomer

While thousands of dreamers are checking change for a small-date 1982-D copper cent, a new collector in Georgia repeatedly found examples of a 1995-D doubled-die cent and profited accordingly. Dilenia Fiore has reported finding seven examples of the rare 1995-D … Continue reading

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Doubled-die found on the sidewalk

By Ron Brown I like the United States cent coin. Over the years, I have had the distinct pleasure of cherry-picking many Lincolns. But the real treat is when you find something not yet listed and identified as a new … Continue reading

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Doubled-die 2015 cent identified

Rodger Ryan is credited with finding what might be the strongest doubled die known so far on the date of a Lincoln cent for the entire 21st century! Only the 2006 Lincoln cent: DDO-001 shows overall stronger doubling of the … Continue reading

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Error coin found in change pays off big

It started with a man, a book and a few rolls of pennies. It ended when William Gaitlan of Yuma, Ariz., sold a 1969-S doubled die cent at a June 5 Heritage auction for $21,500. “I still don’t understand why … Continue reading

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Zinc 1982 cent host to new doubled die

Reports of new doubled dies in Lincoln cents happen frequently, but very seldom does it occur that a major doubled die sees its first discovery and publication a quarter century after it was minted. Continue reading

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