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What is the difference between a 1942d mercury dime and a 1942d 42 over 41 mercury dime?

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January 19, 2008 5:26AM

The 42 over 41 is an error coin. A die hub prepared for 1941 was re-cut for use in 1942. The original "1" shows behind the "2" in the date.