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Where is the mint mark on a silver dime?

Where is the mint mark on a silver dime?

Roosevelt dime

Years of minting 1946 to present
Mint marks P, D, S, W. Located from 1946 to 1964 on the lower reverse to the left of the torch, since 1968 on the obverse above the date. No mint mark used at Philadelphia before 1980 or at any mint from 1965 to 1967.
Design Franklin D. Roosevelt
Designer John R. Sinnock

Are dimes supposed to have mint marks?

Mint Mark Facts No mint marks appeared on circulating coins from 1965 to 1967. The Coinage Act of 1965 eliminated mint marks to discourage collecting while the Mint worked to meet the country’s coinage needs. Mint marks were placed on the reverse of coins until 1968 when they moved to the obverse.

Are dimes with no mint mark valuable?

The 1982 no-mintmark dime is a considerably scarce variety. Likely tens of thousands were minted—a small percentage of the 519.4 million 1982 Roosevelt dimes the Philadelphia Mint produced that year. The 1982 no-mintmark dime with a weak strike is worth about $55 in typical uncirculated grades.

What dimes do not have a mint mark?

From 1968 to 1983, the U.S. Mint’s San Francisco facility struck four different Proof dime die varieties that lack an S Mint mark (1968, 1970, 1975, and 1983).

What does it mean when it says no mint mark on a coin?

If the date of a US coin is written without a mintmark, it means that the coin has no mintmark and was (usually) minted in Philadelphia. Coins without mintmarks made in Philadelphia are sometimes referred to as, for example, 1927-P, even though there may be no mintmark on the coin.

What error dimes are worth money?

Roosevelt Dime Errors List

  • 1982P–This recognized mint error coin missing the P mint mark, is considered to be the most valuable Roosevelt dime ever to be released into circulation.
  • 1964D–This recognized mint error dime exhibits double striking of the die on the reverse side.

What dimes are worth money?

These are 25 of the most valuable dimes, and they are worth a combined $8.6 million.

  • 1945 S Micro S Full Band Mercury Dime.
  • 1860 Liberty Seated Dime.
  • 1968 No S Roosevelt Dime Proof.
  • 1856 S Seated Liberty Dime.
  • 1844 Seated Liberty Dime.
  • 1860 O Seated Liberty Dime.
  • 1874 Seated Liberty Dime With Arrows Proof.

What is the value of a 1982 dime with no mint mark?

Additional Info: There were a few of the 1982 P dimes that were issued with no mint mark, and they are worth nearly $300.00 Be careful buying one of these, there are many forgeries out there. It is really easy to file off a the P on this coin.

Where is the mint mark on a Mercury Head dime?

1796 and 1797 Draped Bust Dimes. 1796 Draped Bust dime.…

  • 1975 No-S Roosevelt Dime. The 1975 No-S proof Roosevelt dime is one of the most valuable of all modern coins.…
  • 1982 No-Mintmark Roosevelt Dime. 1982 Roosevelt dime (no mintmark)
  • Where are the mint marks on coins?

    The Lincoln Penny: You’ll find the mint mark on a Lincoln Penny on the obverse,which is the “heads” side of a coin.

  • The Jefferson Nickel: On a Jefferson Penny,look at the date on the obverse.
  • The Roosevelt Dime: On dimes minted in or after 1968,you’ll find the mint mark directly above the date on the obverse.
  • Where is the mint mark located?

    Those early mint marks were stamped on the reverse, or tails, side of coins. It was not until 1965, after the passage of the Coinage Act of 1965, that the uppercase letter denoting a coin’s mint mark was moved to the obverse (heads) side where it is displayed today. What is a mint mark on a US coin?

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