- The top of the 9 is almost even to the top of the 1.
- The top of the 6 is near the center of the 6.
- The 9 and 6 have flatter ends.
- The top of the 9 is always higher than the top of the 1.
- The top of the 6 is at the same or very close to the right most edge of the 6.
- The 0 looks perfectly round and not as thin.
Were they perfectly made then no one would notice that the dies were redone. It happens all the time but only when there are slight changes will we notice.
Here's the stats...
Type/Country: 1 Cent / United States
Year: 1960-D Small Date
Mintage: 1,580,884,000 (both types included)
Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin, and Possibly Zinc
Value: $0.02 in EF-40
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