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Random Date (1996-2001) Mint Error Broadstruck Lincoln Cent XF-UNC

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Random Date (1996-2001) Mint Error Broadstruck Lincoln Cent XF-UNC
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Why Buy This XF-UNC Random Date (1996-2001) Broadstruck Mint Error Lincoln Cent?

The Lincoln cent is one of the most widely collected coins today. This is a very long running series, they've been struck by the U.S. Mint for well over a century at this point. The first Lincoln cents were minted in 1909, the Lincoln cent replaced the Indian Head cent. The specimen offered here will have a random date between 1996 and 2001. Regardless of the date on the coin you receive, it will be a Mint error. This type of error is called broadstruck which is the result of a mechanical failure during the strike. Broadstruck mint errors occur when a coin is struck without a collar, the retaining ring that establishes the final diameter of a coin being struck. Without the collar to contain the planchet being struck, the coin will expand beyond the boundary of a typical coin, sometimes dramatically so.

  • You will receive a Lincoln cent with a broadstruck error.
  • The date could be from 1996-2001.
  • The condition can range as well.

Familiar Lincoln Designs

Obverse: With this type of Mint error, the error is visible on both sides of the coin. The obverse shows a portrait of Abraham Lincoln. If you're looking for the date of your coin, it's located on this side in the right portion of the field.

Reverse: The face value is displayed on the reverse. During the possible range of dates your cent could be from, the Lincoln Memorial design was in use. This design was actually on the reverse of Lincoln cents from 1959 all the way through 2008.

XF-UNC Condition

The possible condition of the coin you receive varies and is determined by inventory. The possibilities range from Extra Fine to Uncirculated.

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This Random Date (1996-2001) Mint Error Broadstruck Lincoln Cent XF-UNC is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:Random Date (1996-2001)
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Finish:Mint State
Composition:CuNi
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.01
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