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  1. mrbadexample

    Pennies High grade.

    You're welcome, and I agree...it should have been a 3.
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    Pennies High grade.

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    Pennies High grade.

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    1978 2pence coin

    Someone has machined a recess into the 2p and glued a ½p into it.
  5. I found this rummaging through a recent DNW catalogue:
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Obviously it's a halfpenny, but excellent provenance: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Young-Victoria-1-Penny-1858-Bun-DEF/253919070956?hash=item3b1ec18aec:g:PNwAAOSwgEhbilJ2
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    Newspaper clippings

    Just for those of us with a neck that goes straight up and down.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Now, now, I don't go around casting disparaging remarks about your coins.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I've never seen anything like that, only the streaky ones. Here's a 1920 - both this and the 1913 above have lamination issues. It looks to me like a problem with the metal mix which is why I always thought this was the brass issue described.
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    The Great Coin-Hunt 10p

    I agree, I don't think they should be doing it. But I don't blame them either.
  11. mrbadexample

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Can you show me what you mean? This is the same as any of the others I've seen.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I'm not entirely convinced about the "brass shells in the mix" explanation - has this ever been officially verified? The reason I'm unconvinced is this penny that shows the typical "brass in the mix" effect but that predates WWI. I've also got one or two from 1918.
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