While this is certainly true, specimens in better condition are considerably more valuable. To me, the coin doesn’t look right for a 1942/1-D. As compared to the linked example below, yours doesn’t appear to display the doubling at the base of the 4. The value of a Mercury Dime varies significantly depending on its year of mintage, mintmark and condition. 1942/1-D Mercury dime — obverse damage — NGC Details. Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value: Home > Auction-Archive > Dimes > Mercury Dimes > 1942-D Mercury Dime PCGS MS-68+ FB CAC > Back to Search/Browse Page. Le migliori offerte per USA Mercury Dime AG 1942 D sono su eBay Confronta prezzi e caratteristiche di prodotti nuovi e usati Molti articoli con consegna gratis! Your email address will not be published. Earlier, it was mentioned that poor condition 1942 Mercury dimes are worth around their weight at silver spot price. Make Offer - 1942 D MERCURY DIME *90% SILVER *FINE* **FREE SHIPPING** With Five Items. This was caused by the “S” having been stamped into the working die with a much smaller type punch than normally employed. 1939 d mercury dime ngc ms 67 fb cac gorgeous gem merc in old brick holder 1943 P D & S MERCURY DIMES PCGS MS 65 NGC MS 64 FB & ANACS MS 63 1942 P & S MERCURY DIMES … This is the case for less worn 1942 Mercury dimes as well as for their uncirculated counterparts. Allegations of fraudulent or criminal activity against a named party, when said activity has not been proven in a court of law, will be removed. There are 36 1942 d dime for sale on Etsy, and they cost $380.23 on average. Q&A: Why are there so many varieties of halves listed in catalogs for the years 1805 to 1836? Those with a wider view might point out that there are the 1942/41 and 1942/41-D, but these are overdates and don’t have to be included in a regular set. Almost looks like a w. I’m guessing error coin. Required fields are marked *. Please keep that in mind. $577.75. Counterfeit Detection: 1942/1 Mercury Dime. A: Two major “overdate” Mint errors exist for 1942, one from the Philadelphia Mint and one from the Denver Mint. In addition there is a semi-common error where the mint stamped a 2 over the 1 in the date. The U.S. Navy experienced success against the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1942, in the Coral Sea and at Midway Island. 1942-D, 60,740,000; $4. In addition there is a semi-common error where the mint stamped a 2 over the 1 in the date. 1942 D Mercury Dime CoinTrackers.com | Coin Values Online Type: Mercury Dime Year: 1942 Mint Mark: D Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around $2, while one in mint state (MS) condition could bring $50 at … $6.06 well above its $2.00 minimum silver value. This coin in poor condition is still worth $0.16 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $1.84, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. First minted in 1916, the Mercury dime replaced the Barber dime that had been in use since 1892. Well you're in luck, because here they come. Articles written by the Coin Update News Staff. Home > Auction-Archive > Dimes > Mercury Dimes > 1942/1-D Mercury Dime PCGS MS-66 FB > Back to Search/Browse Page For a larger Item image, click on lower right hand corner. This coin carries some attractive lightly toned original surfaces with some luster sh 1942-D Mercury Dime NGC MS-67 . Also, what looks like a possible digit 1 extends too far beneath the bottom of the 2 in the date and the shape of the 2 in the date looks off. This is a special case of doubling where the coin was struck with two different dies.The theory is that these coins were minted in late 1941, while the 1942 dies were already in production. Detail of 1942 over 1941 Mercury Dime. Buy & Sell This Coin. Face Value: 0.10 USD While both errors are relatively equal in value in Circulated grades, in Choice condition the Philadelphia error carries a significantly higher premium than does the Denver error. Mint Mark: D Largest selection & fast free shipping on orders $99+. An unknown number of dimes were struck with the production dies before the error was detected. ??? This is a very popular variety as the overdate is so prominent. This also happened at the Philadelphia mint as well. Both were produced when production dies in the preparation process were first sunk with a 1941-dated hub die and then, by accident, finished with 1942 hub dies. A: Two major “overdate” Mint errors exist for 1942, one from the Philadelphia Mint and one from the Denver Mint. 1931 Mercury dime reflection of its time. You will find a lot of information below such as mintages, specifications, and images. The Mercury dime is a ten-cent coin struck by the United States Mint from late 1916 to 1945. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1942, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. This page is dedicated exclusively to the 1942 D Mercury Dime. Struck in 90% silver at the Denver Mint, the 1942 Mercury dime is a precious keepsake from America during the Second World War. To me, the coin doesn’t look right for a 1942/1-D. As compared to the linked example below, yours doesn’t appear to display the doubling at the base of the 4. Q&A: Are oddities, varieties, and errors still considered valuable when collecting current United States coinage? Value of this 1942 dime is in the range of . Protect and display your coin in style by adding an attractive display box to your order. The U.S. Navy experienced success against the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1942, in the Coral Sea and at Midway Island. Silver Content: 90% The two most common types of fakes that NGC sees of the 1942/41 Mercury Dime are altered dates and outright counterfeits. 1943-D Mercury Dime - NGC MS 67 - CAC - Rare Old Holder PQ++. I have a 1940 Mercury dime with a filled mint mark. 1942/1-D, mintage unknown; $1,200. Additional Info: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dimes from 1942 are 90% silver! 1942-S, 49,300,000; $4 *Values are for coins in a grade of Extremely Fine-40, unless otherwise noted. 1942/1 - Sliver Mercury Dime - AU/XF - Very Sought After Variety. Both were produced when production dies in the preparation process were first sunk with a 1941-dated hub die and then, by accident, finished with 1942 hub dies. Be sure to visit our Mercury Dime Forum if you need help. Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around $2, The result was working dies with a “2” sunk over the “1” of the date. This is the rare 1942/1 Denver variety. Amid this frenzied pace, somehow two obverse Mercury Dime dies were hit by a hub dated 1941, followed by a second hit with a 1942 hub, causing a “2 over 1” error. 1942-D x 1. Want to join CoinTrackers and Track Your Coins 100% FREE? The 1942/41 Mercury Dime from the Philadelphia Mint is one of the most well-known overdates on any US coin. Hover to zoom. On both errors doubling of the “4” in the date is reasonably discernable as well, and in the latter instance is the most discernable feature evidenced. 2021-01-08 2021-01-08 Sirhc. [?]. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin. You guessed it: silver. Trying to find out if this is a significant find. This error from the Denver Mint is also very noticeable but not as much as the same error that came from the Philadelphia Mint. 2021-01-08 2021-01-08 Sirhc. 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. There are 213 1942 d mercury dime for sale on Etsy, and they cost $56.47 on average. We also have a Mercury Dime Grading Forum to help you establish a grade for your Mercury Dime Wednesday Night Raw #11: United States Coins & Currency (Closed #1223003) I have a 1983 p dime that has a very visible planchet strike error on the back of the head, details of the hair line are still visible and I suspect it might be a lamination error from porosity in the metal. Bid history: 39 bids (view) Time left: Ended (Sun, Dec 13, 2020 05:08:24 PM Pacific Time) Winning bidder: This is best identified by noticing the 1942 … Silver Melt: $1.84 First, we’ll discuss the altered date type of forgery. Posted on 8/24/2010. The 1942 42 over 41 Overdate Error (1942/1-D) was one of the major errors in the silver Mercury Dime series. Dimes of 1942 also have an over date variety, it is seen in the date where the "2" is over a "1." Value? The ones from the Denver mint are worth between $600 and $8,000 to … It carries strong details for the grade with an easily readable and bold over-date. 1942-D Mercury Dime Estimate: $10. Looking at known fakes of the 1942/1 Mercury Dime, even if clearly marked as replicas, is a … In 1941, only one major variety is recognized: a 1942 overdate error.As shown in the below picture, the date on this variety seems to have both a 1 and a 2 at the end. Largest selection & fast free shipping on orders $99+. For a larger Item image, click on lower right hand corner. 1942‑D Mercury Dime PCGS MS‑68 FB Sold for $1,434.38 Considered one of the most beautiful of US coins designs, with Liberty donning a Phrygian cap, a classic symbol of liberty and freedom, Mercury Dimes were minted from 1916 to 1945. The following is excerpted from Clifford Mishler’s Coins: Questions & Answers: Q: Can you explain what is meant by a 1942/41 dime? Few were released into circulation and when discovered collectors realized the scarcity and soon began the rise in value of the coin. The set includes a 1942/1 overdate Mercury Dime, making the set more valuable. However, this statement only holds true for circulated examples because, in Mint State, the 1942/1 Dime is the rarest of all the Mint State Mercury Head Dimes, easily beating out other recognized rarities such as the 1916-D, 1921, 1921-D and 1942/1-D. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy. For a larger Item image, click on lower right hand corner. 1940 Mercury dime filled mint mark. Higher-grading pieces are significantly scarcer and command substantial premiums, which most registry set collectors who are building Mercury dime sets are willing to pay. Be sure to visit our Mercury Dime Forum if you need help. Silver Weight: .0723 oz. The 1942/41 Mercury dime has to be considered one of the very few errors in U.S. history which has the recognition and acceptance which seems to elude most errors. These coins can be had for as little as $1.50, but may also be valued upwards of $1500 for a single coin. Error coin. The Proof 1942 Dime boasts a tiny mintage and it is the last Proof Dime of the Mercury Head series and the last Proof Dime until coinage of these special coins resumed in 1950. A: The “S” mintmark on some of the 1945-S dimes is significantly smaller than that appearing on normal 1945 dimes struck by the San Francisco Mint. Some Mercury dimes are rare, such as the famous 1916-D key date, though many others are common. C $25.45. Enter your email address if you would like to be notified when a new post is posted: I agree to be emailed to confirm my subscription to this list. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. 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. Shop U.S. Numismatics Dimes on APMEX.com. The 1942/41 Mercury Dime from the Philadelphia Mint is one of the most well-known overdates on any US coin. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about 1942 d dime? Filed Under: 2019, Books, Classic Coins, Coin Articles, Columns, Featured Articles, Key Dates & Rarities, Q&A, United States Mint, US Coins, US Mint Products of the Past. CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1942 D Mercury Dime value at an average of $2, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $50. This also happened at the Philadelphia mint as well. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Brian C. writes: There is a set of 1916-1945 Mercury Dimes available on ebay.The person who put this collection online (me) didn’t know enough about coin collecting to check out the individual coins. The most popular color? Vulgar and/or abusive comments will not be tolerated. 1942/1-D Mercury Dime PCGS MS66FB. Shop U.S. Numismatics Dimes on APMEX.com. To create a 1942/41 Mercury dime, a forger will often start with a genuine 1942 Mercury dime. Show catalog details. The Mercury Dime took its place with the other redesigned coins to make America’s coinage beautiful and worthy of acceptance around the world. The Philadelphia Mint overdate is the more distinct and scarcer of the errors, with the “1” closing the loop on the “2.” On the Denver Mint overdate, the “1” is barely discernible. Bowers on collecting: Focus on 20-cent pieces. The ones from the Denver mint are worth between $600 and $8,000 to a collector. The US minted the 1942 dime with no mint mark and also the 1942 D dime and 1942 S dime. C $8.29. The 1942/1 Mercury dime has, essentially since its inception, been one of the most popular varieties. 10 Most Valuable Walking Liberty Half Dollars. (see details)... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Type: Mercury Dime In uncirculated condition the price is around $2,500 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Year: 1942 Coins minted using this die show a clear 2 over 1 date. Mercury Head Dime Values. Is it a dime struck with a dual date? Make Offer - 1942D uncirculated mercury dime full band. This rare variety, created when two obverse dies were made by the impression of first a 1941 Mercury dime hub then one from 1942, is the most popular for the series and indeed quite rare. In extremely fine condition the value is around $600. You will find a lot of information below such as mintages, specifications, and images. A competition was held to determine the design that would be used for the new dime. Even many non-collectors know that the 1916-D Mercury dime is both rare and valuable. **When we say that 60,740,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1942 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. Current silver melt value* for a 1942 D is $1.84 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $25.40 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value. or Best Offer. Error coins of the past century comprise a special group. C $19.72 +C $3.50 shipping. Free shipping on many items ... = 1942 / 1 XF40 ANACS MERCURY Dime, KEY DATE, Overdate Error, FREE Shipping. *VINTAGE 1942 UNITED STATES 90% SILVER MERCURY DIME ESTATE COIN ERROR DAMAGE +1! The most popular color? The 1942-D Mercury dime is extremely common in all grades, even with Full Bands details, up through MS67. Get the best deals on 1942 1 Mercury Dime when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping for many products! Any value? The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Pictured is a very nice example, with bright luster, few marks and a welcome addition to any Mercury dime collection. Struck in 90% silver at the Denver Mint, the 1942 Mercury dime is a precious keepsake from America during the Second World War. About 1942/1 10c MS Mercury Dimes The 1942/1 Mercury dime has, essentially since its inception, been one of the most popular varieties. American forces under the command of General Dwight Eisenhower seized control of French North Africa. 1942 D Mercury Dime, 1941 D Mercury Dime, 1941 Year Mercury Dimes (1916-1945), 1916 Mercury Dimes, Silver Mercury Dimes 1916-1945, Uncirculated Mercury Dimes 1916-1945, Tail Lights for Mercury Mercury Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information. The 1942 D dime 42 over 41 error coin is worth around $525 in very fine condition. I have a 2019 d dime with smooth edges like a nickel and its diameter is much smaller but weighs right what did I find. There is the key 1916-D, and then there are all the others. 1942-D Mercury Dime PCGS MS-68+ FB CAC . 1945-S Mercury dime Micro S MS-65 Full Bands PCGS. The 1942-D overdate will have the “2” in “1942” almost completely over the “1” and the “D” mintmark will have been repunched, that is stamped over a “D” that was placed in the wrong position. Home > Dimes > Mercury Dimes > 1942-D Mercury Dime NGC MS-67 > Back to Search/Browse Page. The Proof 1942 Dime boasts a tiny mintage and it is the last Proof Dime of the Mercury Head series and the last Proof Dime until coinage of these special coins resumed in 1950. Two of these dies became involved in an accident that created one of the few rarities in the silver “Mercury” dime series. This overdate is not only drastic, as the 1942/1 overdate is clearly visible to the naked eye, but it came about around the time of the great boomtime in the numismatic hobby, when many tens of thousands of new collectors began checking their change and building collections. The Mercury dime, also known as the Mercury Head dime, is one of the most popular coins collected today. Your email address will not be published. A very attractive 1942/1 Over-date variety silver Mercury dime graded XF 40 by PCGS. Avg grade: Fine. Bidding has ended on this item. Q: What is meant by the term “Micro S 1945-S dime?”. C $23.72 shipping. Total Produced: 60,740,000 [?] 1942 s 10c mercury dime 90 silver 18lho0825 70 cents shipping Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. C $138.49 Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $10,000. 1942 D Mercury Dime. This dime is needed by anyone hoping to build a complete date and mint mark collection, so you`ll want to order today! 1942 Mercury Dime Values. 1942 D Mercury Dime, 1941 D Mercury Dime, 1941 Year Mercury Dimes (1916-1945), 1916 Mercury Dimes, Silver Mercury Dimes 1916-1945, Uncirculated Mercury Dimes 1916-1945, Tail Lights for Mercury Mercury Image by Heritage Auctions. Bid history: 4 bids (view) Time left: 4d, 1h, 41m, 21s (Sun, Jan 10, 2021 05:18:20 PM … The most common 1942 d mercury dime material is metal . Want more info? Free shipping. while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $50 at auction. 1942/1-D Mercury Dime PCGS MS66FB. CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1942 D Mercury Dime value at an average of $2, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $50. Regular-issue business-strike examples are among the most common Mercury dimes … This page is dedicated exclusively to the 1942 D Mercury Dime. These coins can be had for as little as $1.50, but may also be valued upwards of $1500 for a single coin. Struck in 1942 by the historic Denver Mint. ***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Although the variety was first discovered and announced in … Check out our 1942 d dime selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our coins & money shops. 1942-P 10C Mercury Dime 90% Silver lco-1 70 Cents ... 72 product ratings - 1942-S 10C Mercury Dime x 5 count. Mercury Head Dime Values. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. Also learn how to properly store your coins. We also have a Mercury Dime Grading Forum to help you establish a grade for your Mercury Dime. That is certainly the case with the 1942 Mercury dime, which was struck by the many millions. The story of the 1942/41 is an interesting one as really there is both a Philadelphia and Denver version. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 1942 10C Mercury Dime, CLIPPED PLANCHET ERROR (59360) at the best online prices at eBay! C $16.33 shipping. Mercury dimes are also known as Winged Liberty Head dimes. 1942-P x1. Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth. American forces under the command of General Dwight Eisenhower seized control of French North Africa. Not sure. Large quantities of these Proofs are available for collectors (PCGS alone has certified obver 5,700 examples alone as of June 2015) in a wide variety of grades. Due to improved production methods, there were not as many error coins produced. $4.05 shipping. The die with the more noticeable goof stayed at the Philadelphia Mint, where it made a small, unknown number of 1942/1 dimes. Our Dime, intended to symbolize peace, was providing commerce to a … Nor will trolls. We use user submitted pictures please read that article if you are interested in adding your own. Large quantities of these Proofs are available for collectors (PCGS alone has certified obver 5,700 examples alone as of June 2015) in a wide variety of grades. Also, what looks like a possible digit 1 extends too far beneath the bottom of the 2 in the date and the shape of the 2 in the date looks off. However, this statement only holds true for circulated examples because, in Mint State, the 1942/1 Dime is the rarest of all the Mint State Mercury Head Dimes, easily beating out other recognized rarities such as the 1916-D, 1921, 1921-D and 1942/1-D. $125.00. Check out our 1942 d mercury dime selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our coins & money shops. 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. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. Problem-free examples of the 1916-D Mercury dime are worth about $1,000 and up, even in well-worn grades. Pieces grading higher are much scarcer and pose a little more challenge, particularly to registry set collectors looking for the highest-graded examples they can find. Additional Info: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dimes from 1942 are 90% silver! This classic 1942-D Mercury Dime makes a great addition to any collection. 1942D uncirculated mercury dime full band. 1942 D Mercury Dime: Coin Value Prices, Price Chart, Coin Photos, Mintage Figures, Coin Melt Value, Metal Composition, Mint Mark Location, Statistics & Facts. In 1942, the United States joined with our European allies to battle the Axis countries. 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. The Mercury dime set has been seen by many as basically a one-coin set. AU. 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