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PCGS Cert Number Does NOT Match Coin

CoinHoarderCoinHoarder Posts: 2,384 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited December 30, 2023 1:09PM in U.S. Coin Forum

When I run the cert number on the below coin, it comes back as a 1924-S dime. Any ideas why? Does the slab look OK?
https://www.pcgs.com/cert/08016661



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  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,614 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My guess is that it's a simple database entry error on the part of PCGS. Years ago I had a Roosevelt dime that came up as a Capped Bust half and I got in touch with PCGS and they corrected the issue. More recently, there was a thread on the boards that highlighted a run of commemorative half dollars where some of the coins had the wrong certs associated with them. Again, PCGS corrected the issue on their end.

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  • CoinHoarderCoinHoarder Posts: 2,384 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @TomB said:

    Thank you very much. Appreciate it. :)

  • gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,369 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The ink on the label looks darker than usual, but that could have been made with fresher ink. Looks correct otherwise.

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  • renomedphysrenomedphys Posts: 3,472 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Slab looks good! It has the tilted S on the reverse.

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