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Real or fake???
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The Mint Mark is totally wrong.
I would bet it is fake.

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This is the dime in question

This is a certified 1942 D 

I tried to make the pictures as close in size shape and clarity as possible however the 2nd coin is alot darker




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Your 1916-D Could be real.
However. she needs to be sent to ANACS, PCGS, Or NGC for authentication, you DO realize the 1916-D Mercury Dime is one of the most counterfeited U.S. Coins?

2 things that bug me with that coin:

1. Mint Mark Center
Is ovular, not triangular as it should be.

2. Mushiness on Design
Indicates a possible cast copy, especially when seen on a coin that is usually very well struck as the 1916-D is.

Hope this helps.

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I agree strongly. I noticed the same things. Ill send it in soon. Ill be sending in with a few other coins too.
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Originally posted by sillydraco sillydraco wrote:

i was so happy when somebody paid for their grocery items with this today! im a cashier at Yosemite National Park, in Curry Village Gift. it was in the change they paid me with, and i happily tossed a regular dime in my drawer and bought it out ^^

.10c < Murcury Dime

im happy ^^   I would be too,it seems in pretty decent shape. Keep the eyes peeled for more tourist "gifts" like that and HH to you!...




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