Is this dime issue worth keeping? Ghost (S) on dime reverse.

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  1. CAB2

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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Probably Struck Through Grease issue. Compacted debris didn't allow the S to form properly when the Die struck the blank planchet.
    Nothing major.
     
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  4. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Grease in that area. Very common.
     
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  5. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    If you zoom in even closer, you might even see an "HIT" to the right of the "S".
    ~ Chris ;)
     
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  6. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Agree that it's a debris filled die error. These are considered minor and rarely add extra value, especially when circulation wear and tear is starting to make the coin look rough. Personally, I think these things are cool but I would probably spend a coin like yours due to condition. Nothing wrong with keeping it if you like. After all, it is a mint error. And no shame if gets thrown in the spare change jar.
     
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  7. CAB2

    CAB2 New Member

    Thanks to all for replying. It’s a spender.
     
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  8. Burton Strauss III

    Burton Strauss III Well-Known Member

    If you like these kinds of finds and think they are cool, then throw it in a 2x2 and put it in an album, because it makes YOU happy.

    Just leave a note for the heirs - "When I'm gone and you find this, it's a book of errors with no value beyond face value that I kept because they made me happy. Don't expect you can buy a boat of any kind after you sell these."
     
  9. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Yes to all above replies and it's a spender because of that nasty scratch if nothing else.
     
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