Dirty looking brown 1974 dime

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Dirty looking brown 1974 dime

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I can't find the mint mark, how should I clean it without damaging it?
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It's been in the ground.

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I agree

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I don't do clad but I've had some success soaking dug coins in Hydrogen peroxide to get the dirt to come off. It will look better than it currently does. As far as the MM, not sure if Philly had them visible this year?

Start with a 5-10 minute soak and see how it looks. A little longer each time till you don't see any more improvement.

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No P mint mark on dimes until 1980.

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JMO,..... But I do not see any "collector value" here.
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#7 Unread post by Renaescoins »

Thank you all for sharing. I'm new to learning about coins and I just have a lot of questions

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