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- 1960-P : Doubled Die Obverse
1960 Roosevelt Dimes : Doubled Die Obverse
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Mass / Weight: 2.5 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
The 1960 Silver Roosevelt Dime had a major error in one of its proof coin issues. Some coins feature a slight doubling of the words "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the numbers of the 1960 date with the "60" being most prominently doubled. In addition: The "JS" initials of John Sinnock (the coin engraver) are also doubled. These are depicted by the arrows in the example image of the coin above. There are many varieties of this double die obverse (DDO) error and not all doubling will appear as strongly. The value goes up with stronger and more noticeable doubling.
The 1960 Roosevelt Dime (Doubled Die Obverse Variety) (Proof coin) is worth $152 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $1.1893
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