Error? Help please!!!
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I believe this penny might be an error of some sort, possibly a broad strike, capped, or wrong planchet?  I don't really know what guidelines apply to which errors... any help would be appreciated.  

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The coin appears to have been in some type of holder that created that damage. I'm no expert but don't get too excited. 

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Most definitely PMD (Post Mint Damage) It does not resemble any error that might come out of the Mint. 

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These are partly the reason I thought it might be an error... but my main reason is because it just doesn’t look like something done by any tool in a shop... I work with metal and tools everyday... maybe my pictures don’t do it justice or maybe it is just my wishful thinking... 

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Something circular, piece of pipe, ring circled the cent and was pressed in by a hydraulic press or other method that distorted the coin....not something seen coming out of a US Mint facility.

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Unfortunately, this piece appears to be damaged. through blunt force. The obverse is hammered flat, while the reverse received scrapes form whatever it was up against.

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