This page presents links to the Mercury Dime doubled die listings in the Wexler Doubled Die Files. History of the 1942 Mercury Dime. Details, specifications, values and general information for the 1939 double Die United States Silver Mercury Dime 10 Cents. View cart for details. Thanks for the reply. But the term Mercury was used to describe the coin early on and the name stuck. This is a private listing and your identity will not be disclosed to anyone except the seller. A doubled die reverse from a 1954 Mercury dime is a basis for comparison. 1942-D AU Mercury Dime About Uncirculated ( Q103), 1942-D Gem Brilliant Uncirculated FSB Mercury Dime ( 908), 1942 d Mercury Silver Dime 90% Silver UNC Sharp, 1942-D EXTRA FINE Mercury Dime XF ( 705 ), 1942-D AU Mercury Dime About Uncirculated ( 867). The US Mint at Philadelphia reports that 205,410,000 examples were struck. Condition:--Ended: Nov 29, 2020, 07:22:32 PM EST. While this is certainly true, specimens in better condition are considerably more valuable. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Copyright © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. A less obvious example from the … You are bidding on the exact coin(s) in the photograph. The entire obverse and reverse are bright silver with strong luster throughout. A doubled die occurs when a die receives an additional, misaligned impression from the hub. 1942 / 1 -D Mercury Dime - 2 over 1 - Double Die Obverse w/ RPMM - RARE Coin! Detailed information about the coin 1 Dime "Mercury Dime", United States, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data They are both listed in the CONECA files as class III doubled dies. The designer was Adolph Alexander Weinman for PCGS #5035. Ending Monday at 19:43 EDT 1d 5h. 1942 / 1 -D Mercury Dime - 2 over 1 - Double Die Obverse w/ RPMM - RARE Coin! 1942 is one of the most common coins of the series, with the second-highest mintage after 1944 (205 million struck). You will receive the exact coin(s) in the photo. 1798 Soho G. Britain 1/4 P P-1207a Copper Restrike NGC PF 64 BN For Sale: 90% Silver And 1oz Proof Rounds For Sale: 1998 Havana Puzzle Silver Proof Set With Box Grapecollects' Coin Mini Mart (Us, Silver, And Some World, Die … Reported by: Unknown Comments: FS-101. For Sale is a 1942/1-D Mercury Dime showing a Double Die obverse with a Re-punched Mintmark. Also find this coin and many others at the best prices. 1942 P/D/S Mercury Dimes,Mercury DIme, Higher Grade 👀 EF ? This was the second highest number struck in the entire Mercury Dime series. The Mercury coin was first minted in 1916 and continued until 1945 when it was replaced by a design featuring a portrait of the recently deceased Franklin Roosevelt. But the rest of America’s coinage was not far behind. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts, Click here to see the Melt Value of every US Coin. This page is dedicated exclusively to the 1942 S Mercury Dime. 1942. We also have a Mercury Dime Grading Forum to help you establish a grade for your Mercury Dime. Please let the pictures be your guide. Get the best deals on 1942 Error Dime In Mercury Dimes (1916-1945) when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Great coin with nice patina, good for someone's collection. 1916-1945 P, D, S make up 77 unique date and mint mark combinations; the three major varieties take that up to 80 coins, and the are numerous other varieties in the series. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. You are bidding on the exact coin(s) in the photograph. C $1.31. 1 bid. Beautiful mint luster. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. EF40 1942/2-D Mercury Dime - Double Die Date - Graded ACC. C $25.30 shipping. CAC. Few varieties are known in the Mercury dime series. There have been many counterfeits generated over the years for these coins. Die Variety Lot - 15 Doubled Dies And 5 RPMS Canadian Silver 80% + Add On French 90% Assorted Numismatic Books For Sale Best Offer: Pop. We also offer shipping discounts for… A rare 1942 Mercury dime was created by the mint when preparing a die, the number "2" was punched over a "1" when the date was applied. 1942 Mercury Dime Values. The coin shown in the photos is the exact coin you'll receive. The working die for the 1919 Doubled Die Obverse dime was hubbed the same way, with those parts of the horizontal IN GOD WE TRUST further in from the rim being formed during the first hubbing operation, and those parts closer to the rim not being formed at all. This section provides detailed photographs of genuine coins, and presents die stages for many of these to help in identification. ... where 1942 was stamped over a 1941 die at the Philadelphia mint. History of the Mercury Dime The Mercury Dime Die Variety Book: 1942 DDO-001, 1-O-III: Description: Strong spread on date as a 42/41, with medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST. 1942-D MERCURY DIME DOUBLE DIE OBVERSE DDO **XF** RARE US COIN. The 1942/41 is generally termed an overdate; it is actually a doubled die error—the obverse die from which the coins were struck took one impression from a 1942-dated hub and one from a 1941-dated hub (until the 1990s, dies required two strikes from a hub for the design to be fully impressed). Coins minted using this die show a clear 2 over 1 date. 1942 would have been a relatively uneventful year for the Mercury dime if not for a die variation that caused quite a stir in the numismatic community – the 1942/1 overdate variety. |, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The 1942 over 1941 Mercury Dime In 1941, toward the end of the year, 1941 10c dies were still being made as well as the dies for the coming year, 1942. C $23.33 shipping. We found something similar. The 1942/41 Mercury Dime from the Philadelphia Mint is one of the most well-known overdates on any US coin. Something went wrong. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. 90% Silver. Earlier, it was mentioned that poor condition 1942 Mercury dimes are worth around their weight at silver spot price. There are a number of other mint-marked dimes in the Mercury dime series that boast large and small mint mark varieties—the 1928-S, 1934-D, and 1941-S, in particular—as well as quarters and half-dollars of the same era. 1942 D Winged Liberty Head Dime - 4 Photos! The Mercury dime is by far one of the best designed coins of the United Sates of America. AU50 1942/2-D Mercury Silver Dime - Double Die Date - Graded ACC. This is the exact coin you will receive. We acquire coins from a variety of sources with some being graded before we get them and some we send out to grading service companies after we receive them. In The Complete Guide to Mercury Dimes, author David W. Lange writes the 1942/1 coin is the most sought after coin in the Winged Liberty Head dime series, more so … Like other dates at the end of the series, the 1942 Mercury Dime experienced a high mintage. In 2016, the dime was re-struck in gold to commemorate its centenary. Just discovered recently, this new double die mercury dime could put serious money in your pocket! Circulated with good detail. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. 1942 D Mercury Dime: Coin Value Prices, Price Chart, Coin Photos, Mintage Figures, Coin Melt Value, Metal Composition, Mint Mark Location, Statistics & Facts. Here we have one uncirculated 1942-D Silver Mercury Dime. You will receive the exact coin(s) in the photo. Of One. All Rights Reserved. United States and many other countries Check back often to see what has been added. FS-101. There are several rare and expensive coins in the Mercury dime series, such as the 1916-D, 1921, 1921-D, 1942/1, and 1942/1-D. Offered is a splendid example of this coveted rarity. This coin has been very controversial, with some feeling that the doubling is the result of a die clash while others think hub doubling (a doubled die). Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. You will find a lot of information below such as mintages, specifications, and images. Ending Wednesday at 12:08 EDT 2d 21h. Extraordinary Gem Mint State 1942/1-D Mercury Dime One of the Finer Specimens Known 1942/1-D Mercury Dime. Looking at this coin up close, it seems impossible that anyone could have crafted it this way because the lines are perfect and have definitely been worked by a machine. 1942 D Mercury Dimes Winged Liberty Silver Dime V2P10R5. I’d be remiss to ignore the 2004-D Roosevelt dime with what is referred to as an “Extra Ear”. © 2010 - 2021 USA Coin Book. 1942-D Mercury Dime MS-65 (GEM) Full Split Bands BLAST WHITE! Price: US $401.99 (approx C $512.22) View original item. 0 bids. Overdate coins such as the 1942/1 Mercury dime and 1918/7 buffalo nickel are also doubled dies. The Wings on Miss Liberty's head signify the freedom of thought. Two of these dies became involved in an accident that created one of the few rarities in the silver “Mercury” dime series. Buy & Sell This Coin. Soon, all other denominations of U.S. Gold coins followed. Sell one like this. Although the variety was first discovered and announced in … Be sure to visit our Mercury Dime Forum if you need help. Stage A Photos: L of LIBERTY: I of LIBERTY: B of LIBERTY: E of LIBERTY: R of LIBERTY: T of LIBERTY: Y of LIBERTY: Designer's Initials: Date: 19 of Date: Great Patina. The 1942/1 Mercury Dime Overdate The “Renaissance of United States Coinage” began in 1907 with the creation of the $20 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle and the $10 Gold Eagle. 1942 D Winged Liberty Head Dime - 6 Photos! This coin is in uncirculated condition with sharp detail in the wings on the obverse and nice band detail on the reverse. C $2.31. Few were released into circulation and when discovered collectors realized the scarcity and soon began the rise in value of the coin. Rare Double Die 1939-S RPM Mercury Dime GRANNYSOLDCOINS $ 10,000.00 FREE shipping Old and Rare 1942-D Mint Mark Mercury Dime 90% Silver GRANNYSOLDCOINS $ 5,000.00 FREE shipping 1943 Mercury silver dime. 1942-D MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 65 FB RATTLER. 1942/1-D Mercury Dime (VG-8 Condition) As good as the 1942/1/-D Mercury Dime has been, it still rates below the average of the Rare Coin Values Index, which computes the composite percent change over time of a representational group of 87 rare US coins.The blue line above charts the 1942/1-D Mercury Dime in VG-8 condition. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. 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