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Low flat rim

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12 hours ago, Makesnocents said:

Suppose I should put it on the scale and use the calipers to measure it maybe Type 1 coin struck on a blank 

The coin blank never went through the upsetting mill and never received a rim 


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The cent looks like it been as been removed from an encasement. Smashed rims like that are quite common in such a case. Often the edge will have a crushed incuse appearance.

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