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Unusual GB 1885 penny die flaw /excess metal?

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I was looking through some of my old GB Pennies and although this 1885 one was worn I noticed something quite unusual on the Head side.

If I am not mistaken there is excess metal or a die flaw just above the head near the letters IT of BRITT in the inscription. Strangely if you turn it sideways it looks like a large number 2. It is definitely not a gouge as I have run my finger over it. Can anyone shed any light on what this is and is it of interest to collectors?? I have never seen one before but maybe I have not seen enough of these coins.. Please take a look and let me know your opinion, does it increase value from pennies to pounds???

Thanks Russ

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Russ, I would not get too excited by a bit of metal as planchet and striking flaws of this nature are not special and so would not have added value IMO (in my opinion).

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