Coin and Paper Money Collecting/2016 coin

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2016 Dimes
2016 Dimes  

2016 Dimes
2016 Dimes  
I have 2 2016 misprint Dimes I was woundering is it with saving. I just started to save rare coins in the past couple months so I'm still learning anything can help


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I'm guessing the reverse side of your coins are normal. That being the case, you appear to have coins struck through filled or greased dies. This happens when the lubricant combines with dirt, grime, metal filings, etc., to form a material that covers part of the die. The die is unable to give a complete and full striking of the coin. This type of error will continue until the press operator stops the press and cleans the die surface. Your coins are collectible and are likely worth about $5 to $10 each to an interested collector.

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I can answer most all questions relating to US coins, tokens, and currency. I'm not strong on world coins or ancients. Primary field of expertise is errors and varieties. Over 55 years experience in coin collecting. Part time dealer since 1976. Employed by McDonnell Douglas/Boeing for over 34 years as an Industrial Engineer/Technical Specialist before retiring in 2002.

Experience

Worked weekends for "Lonesome" John in the late 1960's to mid 1970's processing error coins, packaging, and preparing orders. Worked with John Devine and Fred Weinberg on several California Error A Rama's in the early 1970's. Served as display judge at annual Error-A-Rama coin shows. Opened and operated mail order coin business DBA "CAL ERRORS" in 1976. Contributor to Alan Herbert's "Official Price Guide To Mint Errors" and Fivaz/Stanton "Cherrypickers' Guide". Worked Saturdays at Huntington Beach Coin Exchange 1980-1999. Had table and sold coins at a number of coin and gun shows in So CA, AZ and NV. Sell coins, tokens and currency on Facebook. Past "Errorscope" Editor. Presently CONECA Examiner.

Organizations
ANA, CONECA, CWTS, NLG

Publications
Errorscope, Numismatic News, Civil War Token Journal, Error and Variety News

Education/Credentials
AA Degree LBCC pre Engineering, 1964 BS Degree CSULB Ind Technology, 1968

Awards and Honors
1st Place EAR Trophy for Civil War Token Errors, NLG Author of Year Award for best monthly coin column "Error News and Views" in small Numismatic paper, owned and published by Ray Anthony.

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