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1920&1929
1920&1929  
I have some old dimes. 1920,1929,1935,1936,1937,1941&1944. i was wondering if they are worth more than 1.50? That's what i was offered and turned them down because the coins are in really good shape. Thank you for any help you can give me. Lisa

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Hi Lis,

Thank you for the picture.

All the coins in your list, date 1929 or newer, are considered common, when they are in circulated condition.  So those will just be worth the $1.50 each -- a fair price.

The 1920 dated coin will likely be the same, unless it has :

1) a "D" or "S" mintamrk on the reverse, at about 7 o'clock, near the rim, to the right of the "E" in ONE.

AND

2) ALL of the vertical sticks in the bundle (in the middle of the reverse) are completely defined -- there can be no worn out flattened areas within the sticks at all.

If it passes both tests, it could be worth $7 or $8 or more.  If it doesn't have a mintmark, or if it's too worn, it will also only be worth $1.50, like the rest of the dimes.

I hope this helps,

Dan

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

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