Coin and Paper Money Collecting/1960d penny


1960d front
1960d front  

1960d back
1960d back  
Can you tell what happened to this penny, and is it worth anything.the front is damaged but it's the back I'd like to know about. If you look to the right of the building and under the words one cent you can see images of the front side of a penny, I think.

Hi Stan,

Thank you for the pictures.

What happened is that somebody with too much time on their hands either stuck 2 pennies into a press, or (more likely) hit them with a sledge hammer.  This is why one side is damaged and the other has transferrred images from the other penny.

Considered damaged, it has no collector value.

I hope this helps,


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