May 06, 2012, 04:34 PM
weird error 1991 P Rosevelt dime
So I found this in one of those grocery store coin counting machines along with 2 silver rosevelt dimes what kind of error is this and is it valuable as you can see the heads and tails sides of the dime look fine but when you look on the side of the dime very strange
May 06, 2012, 04:36 PM
looks like a clad dime , what are saying look funny
May 06, 2012, 04:40 PM
The last picture the dime has this split groove all the way around there is a layer in the center that looks like copper and the heads and tail sides are seperated like its a dime sandwitch lol ive never seen anything like it before
May 06, 2012, 04:46 PM
is it smooth or reeded on the copper ? or somone was filing it out to make a two headed coin
May 06, 2012, 04:50 PM
The copper layer looks very smooth
May 06, 2012, 04:51 PM
And the dime parts look reeded
May 06, 2012, 04:55 PM
The copper part of the dime is smaller than the heads and tails of the dime making it look like a dime sandwitch
May 06, 2012, 04:58 PM
/ must do research on this type of error/ or defacing
May 06, 2012, 05:11 PM
I think it is a partial collar error. Which should have been fixed a long time ago by the us government when they upgraded there machines
May 06, 2012, 05:20 PM
Actually I believe it is called a railroad rim error
May 06, 2012, 06:49 PM
There is no word limit on posts. Therefore, you can post many things in one post. Also, the coin may be PMD, as a had a dime that I put in vinegar, and the copper part sunk inward.
1/100 of an American dollar is a cent. It is NOT a penny. The word penny is used by several other countries, such as Great Britain, to denote their smallest denomination. In order to be numismatically correct, you must use the term cent to describe the American coin.
May 07, 2012, 10:25 PM
Could be a error caused by the upsetting mill that rolls the flange on to the planchet before it is struck. Is it the same thickness as a normal dime? Or thicker?
May 08, 2012, 09:04 AM
Same thickness as far as I can tell.
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