Lost on the mint mark 1984 dime

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by ksanderson, Jan 21, 2021.

  1. ksanderson

    ksanderson Member

    So it looks like a "Y" mintmark. The dime is heavily damaged after it was minted but the mintmark doesn't have any shiny spots near or on it like the rest of the damage on the die as usual id love any info or opinions and I do appreciate it. I tried researching it to no avail. 20210121_205108.jpg 20210121_205142.jpg
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  3. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Well-Known Member

    Your coin is nothing special, it's just a damaged dime from the Philadelphia mint.
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    I agree. Post mint damage . Hard to speculate where this coin has been. .
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  5. ksanderson

    ksanderson Member

    But the mintmark doesn't look post mint no scratches nicks or anything near it
  6. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    :stop: Trust me . It's damaged .
  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    DEFDAM - Definitely Damaged :yack:
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  8. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'll go with a worn die and lots of damage to the coin after it left the mint.
  9. ksanderson

    ksanderson Member

    I agree 100% that its post mint damage i was just saying the mint mark looked like a "Y" and doesn't appear to look like it was caused from post mint damage but im definitely new with coin errors so im sure you guys are correct. I appreciate all the help and info just wanted to make it clear I wasn't trying to argue or disagree with anyone.
  10. 2manyhobbies

    2manyhobbies Well-Known Member

    That's VVLDS Very Very late die state. That die should've been retired around 100,000 strikes ago. Not worth anything other than the dime it was struck on. The P or Philadelphia mint is well known for producing the worst coins. I have bought uncirculated rolls from them and most of them look like they've been beaten up for years!
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