1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#21 Unread post by dipper13 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:00 am

It might be less expensive to buy a camera with a great macro setting, like Daniel has. To sell coins, you do not have to show mint marks up close. Dan



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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#22 Unread post by Daniel » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:44 am

dipper13 wrote:It might be less expensive to buy a camera with a great macro setting, like Daniel has. To sell coins, you do not have to show mint marks up close. Dan
Not only that, I begin noticing a problem with my images, they where magnified and showed little marks on the coin that couldn't been seen by the naked eye. I have feedback that states the coins look better than the pictures. So, in trying to give the most accurate images for buyers, I went over board.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#23 Unread post by DIXIEROADIE » Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:12 pm

I would go Daniels route as I am not an expert in picture taking.I liked the microscope pictures because you can really get down to very fine details like cracks in VAMS and the other points you can not really see with the naked eye.I got my microscope at a yard sale for a dollar,but again a nice camera for normal shots and the scope for details you want to show off.EBAY can be brutal for selling coins,but good luck.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#24 Unread post by marc.durante » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:32 pm

This is a pretty interesting coin. Have you sent it to anyone? Can't be an RPM as already stated and doesn't look like strike doubling. I did a quick overlay using a 1998 D example and surprisingly the leg of the trailing A in AMERICA actually goes right through pretty much the exact area where your shows the doubling. Looks a little too strong to be a clash but guess it's possible.
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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#25 Unread post by Nolifeking » Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:09 pm

I'd personally go with some kind of die deterioration.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#26 Unread post by DIXIEROADIE » Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:19 pm

Yes I still have it,interesting picture it looks like you may have solved this one.I put it away and forgot about it.It may be the inverted A in AMERICA it may be a D over D guess I should get it out and send it off.Thanks for getting my interest in this coin going again.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#27 Unread post by DIXIEROADIE » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:47 pm

Driving myself nuts trying to find that dime,must be my age showing.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#28 Unread post by DIXIEROADIE » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:53 pm

Soon as I find it I am putting it the mail to you Daniel,then we will know ok?

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#29 Unread post by Daniel » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:00 pm

Yes, of course, but I am confident that's what it is and it does give it a little more value.

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Re: 1998-D DIME D OVER D MINT MARK

#30 Unread post by Maineman750 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:11 pm

I like the clash theory better than anything
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