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 Posted 04/15/2018  09:40 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Roro57 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Found this dime with a wild looking finish,what would cause this?





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 Posted 04/15/2018  09:51 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. It is called a VVLDS,very very late die state. Also known as a worn out die.
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Is it worth collecting or is it just to common as I have seen this on nickels and pennies also.
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Is it worth collecting


Well the price is right and it is a very nice example so keeping it as an examplar would be fine. However, I am doubtful that it has any numismatic value beyond face value.
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I will keep it, as an example and a curiosity. Thank you
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 Posted 04/15/2018  3:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

It is a valuable as wrinkles are to a Senior. Face value. The die is so close to the retirement, it may have been one of the last ones struck. Just an example of how bad the dies can get. (educational piece) No premium.
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