Retained Broken Die
Most Die Cracks tend to grow as the dies continue to strike.
Portions of the Die may come apart and retained for a few strikes before falling away.
These will always exhibit a difference in the depth of its field in the affected areas.

1945 One Cent -About 30 Percent at 7:00 on the Obverse
1978 One Cent -About 15 Percent at 3:00 on the Reverse

1943 Fifty Cents -About 8 Percent at 5:00 on the Reverse
1953 Fifty Cents -About 8 Percent at 4:00 on the Reverse

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