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1984-P and 1985-D Roosevelt Dime Error?

MarineGMarineG Posts: 1
edited October 9, 2017 7:43PM in U.S. Coin Forum

Hello, this is my first post so I apologize if I do something wrong. I was sifting through my change jar and I noticed a couple of these dimes that were a little odd. The 1984 Dime, I noticed the rim around the 4 and 5 o'cock position is thinner than the rest. I'm not sure if this constitutes as an error or not. Is it common? Is it worth more than 10 cents?
The next one is the 1985 Dime. At first I thought it was wore but noticed it was only on some spots. The relief is not at defined around the rim nor does it have a rim for the most part. The reverse side looks similar and the "us" in Pluribus and "unum" is significantly noticeable as far as how the relief is not as sharp. Again, is this common? Valuable? Thanks for your input! I'm looking forward to the responses!


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    morgandollar1878morgandollar1878 Posts: 4,006 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Welcome to the forum. Little anomalies such as these are of no significance as they are super common and within the tolerances of mint specifications. The 84 is just a minor misaligned obverse die. The 85 is a couple issues including a little wear and possibly a grease filled die.

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    AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,538 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I've got a dime like your 1984......I just put it away for show and tell with the grand kids.
    I agree with the above comment.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MarineG.... Welcome aboard..... As stated above, minor anomalies.... Are you a collector or just checking random coins? Cheers, RickO

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    WoodenJeffersonWoodenJefferson Posts: 6,491 ✭✭✭✭

    With over half a billion (587,979,970) dimes being spit out of the Denver Mint alone, you are bound to have some imperfections, especially when the coin presses are running like a sewing machine on steroids.

    The 85-D is a neat looking dime, but still passed the standard for the day.

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    KellenCoinKellenCoin Posts: 1,193 ✭✭✭✭

    Welcome! You will learn a lot here.

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