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Posted 2 years ago


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2000 something dime with penny like raised copper edges. The last digit of year is obscured by the raised edge. The edge is exagerated somewhat and larger than either a dime or penny would normally be. The edge is smooth and there are no apparent seems so it appears stamped that way.
AAny comments or information is welcome. I have not been able to locate pics of similar dime, but I may not know where to look.
Thank You.

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  1. Militarist Militarist, 2 years ago
    Is the diameter smaller than a regular dime? If so the rolled up rim is probably the result of someone tapping it with a spoon just like they do when they make the coin rings.
  2. pennydime pennydime, 2 years ago
    I think this one is NOT a legitimate error coin..
  3. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    It has been spooned. Not an error coin, just someone having fun. Doing this was popular during the late 1950's and 60's. You can tap the center out and use the rim for a ring for your girlfriend. Spooned rings and sock hop dances.....those were the days. You could tap out a new ring for every new girlfriend.
  4. ginnyg, 2 years ago
    Interesting. I have almost the exact dime with year 200 say this isnt an error coin but what are odds of me having one too? Same year possibly. Does yourslook like the edge of a penny?
  5. pennydime pennydime, 2 years ago
    can not recommended that you can sent this type of coin to any authentication TPG because it is obviously is not a legitimate coin error. Just my own opinion and also please read other comments. Thank you.
  6. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    If you Google spooning coins you will see plenty of images and there is even a wiki page to show you how to do it. Us old fogies grew up doing it so we don't need Google.
  7. Dandaoak, 7 days ago
    I also have that exact coin with that year and looks exactly the same! It's an error.
  8. aghcollect aghcollect, 7 days ago
    Not an error - it is IMPOSSIBLE for this to occur in the minting process. PERIOD
  9. CindB CindB, 4 days ago
    Fhrjr2 is right. Nickels work even better.

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