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Coin and Paper Money Collecting/1946 dime head with wheat penny back


Is this real and is it of any value? I have an image on my phone if you would like to see

Sorry Sharon, that's just a manufactured novelty item known as a magician's coin, made by altering two normal coins and gluing the pieces together.  You should be able to use a magnifier and find a seam, on one side or the other, where the coins are joined.

These sell for a couple dollars in novelty shops and on eBay.

I hope this helps,


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