The image to the left is an example of a 2000
Lincoln Cent that has been struck off-center.
An off-center strike is a result of a coin being
struck outside the collar. Unlike a broadstrike, the
image is not in the center of the coin. The result
of the punch usually results in a coin that is not
Off-centers can vary in degrees of how far
off-center they are struck. Collectors differ in the
type of off-centers they desire. However, coins
with full dates are usually more desirable than
those without dates, or missing digits.