Looking for cause of doubling, extra image on 1937 5-cent coin: Readers Ask

Strike doubling, damage explain results
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Published : 01/01/16
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“I believe that what you see on this one is the result of another Lincoln, Memorial cent sitting partially across the obverse of your cent with the reverse of the upper coin face down,” according to Wexler. “The upper coin was then struck or squeezed into your coin, leaving a partial image of the reverse of the other coin on the obverse of your coin.

“I do not believe that this coin is a Mint error. Rather, as a damaged or altered coin, it would have no premium value.”

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