Jenny e-mailed some decent photos to me. The cent is simply
damaged. There's no mint error.
Keep looking, though. You can come up with some nice finds with some
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> I have come across a circulated 1944 wheat penny that looks like it
> was printed wrong. I can email a scan of both sides. I will try
> put up a photo. I'm not a coin collector, so I have no idea if it
> worth anything to anyone, but maybe someone can tell me more about