Does this really say IN COD WE TRUST

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Jamie R Poole, Oct 29, 2020.


Error or worn

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  1. Jamie R Poole

    Jamie R Poole New Member

    So I saw another dime from 2 years ago on here, but the condition of it was quite worn compared to this one, and the same question I was asked. CM201029-022034015.jpg CM201029-022037016.jpg CM201029-022103018.jpg CM201029-021840004.jpg CM201029-021554002.jpg CM201029-022004008.jpg Does this 1942 mercury dime really say IN COD WE TRUST? If so what kind of value does this misprint have plus the error by the T in LIBERTY?
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Hi. Coins are not printed. They are Struck/minted.

    Sometimes there are worn dies that strike the planchets that have a bit of compacted debris so a small part of a lettervis not formed properly. On your coin it's the G in GOD. Looks loke a C. But it's nothing major and only worth silver melt value since you're showing a winged liberty head dime.

    Sometimes letters can also be altered post mint or damaged in circulation.

    The letter G on Mercury dimes kind of look like a C to start with. Look at pictures online and compare.
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    The C is Normal for this issue and I'm not quite sure about issue surrounding the T .
  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Oops . paddyman98 beat me to it I guess .
  6. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    I dunno about all that but the surfaces look unnatural and polished to me at the very least.
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