What errors to look for on dimes?

These are the dime errors you should be looking for — and their current value:

  • 1942/1 Mercury Dimes — $625+
  • 1965 Silver Roosevelt Dime — $3,000+
  • 1968 No S Proof Dime — $20,000+
  • 1970 No S Proof Dime — $500+
  • 1975 No S Proof Dime — $450,000+
  • 1982 No Mintmark Dime — $75+
  • 1983 No S Dime — $500+

Is a 2001 dime worth anything?

The standard 2001 clad dimes in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.10. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition. Both the 2001 P dime and 2001 D dime are each worth around $2 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

Are mint error coins worth more?

The value of error coins changes over time as demand from coin collectors fluctuates. Like other coins, rarer specimens in good condition are more costly. Older error coins are rarer, so they’re worth more than newer coins, especially if they’re still in good condition.

How much is a 2001 copper dime worth?

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 2001 P Roosevelt Dime value at an average of 10 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $2. (see details)…

What is a 2001 dime made of?

The 2001-D Roosevelt Dime was made by the United States Mint. This coin is made out of a clad material, meaning that the outer layer is a mixture of copper and nickel, while the inside core is solid copper. These coins, baring a special circumstance, will be worth face value.

What are mint error coins worth?

Depending on the type of coin, relative over-width of the coin, and the centering of the design, coins with broadstrike errors are worth anywhere from $5 to over $200.

What does it mean when there is no mint mark on a coin?

If the date of a US coin is written without a mintmark, it means that the coin has no mintmark and was (usually) minted in Philadelphia. Coins without mintmarks made in Philadelphia are sometimes referred to as, for example, 1927-P, even though there may be no mintmark on the coin.

Are there any errors in a dime coin?

Still, there are several rare dime errors and varieties that can be found in your pocket change. There are so many errors and varieties on quarters that searching for them could keep collectors busy forever! (Sort of like all the error pennies do.)

Why are there errors in the minting of coins?

These flaws occur in the mint during the process of making the coins – from preparing the metal for the planchets or coin blanks to striking the design using the metal stamping tool called coin dies. Minting defects are very rare especially with the technology of modern coinage.

What’s the value of a missing nickel on a dime?

Values for this dime error lay in the $5 – $10 range. Missing Clad Layer— Occurring during the minting process, a few dime planchets will be produced that contain a missing Nickel Clad layer. These dimes expose the copper core on either the obverse or reverse side of the coin. Values for these coins usually top out at around $20.

What’s the value of a missing mint mark?

1983S— Another missing mint mark year, these Proof Dimes can realize values of $1,500+. Miscellaneous Dime Errors— Every year, a handful of dimes containing a wide range of errors will escape from the mint. They often contain one of the following traits. 1995 Roosevelt Dime Struck Slightly Off Center.