1981-P Roosevelt Dime

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by MCPark82, Dec 2, 2020.

  1. MCPark82

    MCPark82 Active Member

    472578AB-E10A-4632-A55B-6B5623B700AB.jpeg A7556D9F-3C03-4F52-9C30-D24C77CB587D.jpeg I don’t have my loupe on me so these are the best shots I can get right now, but does this look more like worn die or is there possibly doubling? I see what looks like it could be DDO slightly on the ear lobe, slightly to the right on the date and above the middle/top of the hair mainly... Wexler lists no dd’s for this year but you never know!
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  3. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    80's was a tough decade for dimes. This is not dd
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Sorry . No DD.
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  5. MCPark82

    MCPark82 Active Member

    Thanks fellas! Figured as much but always best to consult the elders!!
  6. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    This is nothing more than deterioration doubling (date) and normal wear. They overuse the dies most of the time for all US denomination business strikes. They are meant for business circulation not for Mint or Proof sets...imo...Spark
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  7. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    ...btw, I’m one of the old guys...Evan is 18 and Sal is 54! All 3 of us were right.
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  8. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    No doubling but thanks for the post.
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  9. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER


    I'm one of the old guys, too..........73. I just thought I'd say "Hi!":)
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  10. Virginian

    Virginian Well-Known Member

    It's worth ten cents.
  11. Long Beard

    Long Beard Active Member

    Have to agree with Evan. They ran the ... out of the dies back then, more so than after the refinements done in the early '90's. Fully struck up specimens are tough to come by.
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