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Mint Mark

A letter inscribed on a U.S. coin identifying the mint at which it was created. A mint mark of "P" means the coin was made in Philadelphia, while a mint mark of "D" means the coin was made in Denver.
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From misalignments and doubled die marks to doubled mintmarks and more, discussion opens with error explanations and covers how to locate them and what they mean for a coin's increased collectible value.
Pre-'64 silver coinage, American Eagle silver coins, Maple Leafs, Pandas and Kookaburras are valued for their silver content rather than any remarkable mintmarks or limitations on their issuance.
He was against sophistry, mintmarks, and other indicia of status not substantiated by tangible intellectual product of unquestionable merit.
Included among the coins from each mint are additional coins without mintmarks that the author feels can be attributed to those mints.
Guide Book of Peace Dollars explores the history and collector status of America's last silver dollar, and provides Volume 13 in Whitman's "Bowers Series" of numismatic references covering all dates and mintmarks of this last silver dollar issue.
Burdette with Barry Lovvorn's guide to their issue, A Guide Book of Peace Dollars (9780794826697, $19.95) explores these coins, covering all dates and mintmarks and studying patterns, errors and die varieties and the history of the Peace dollar.
coins from half cents to nickel five-cent pieces and shows collectors how to 'cherrypick' a coin collection to find repunched mintmarks, overdates, and other details elevating a seemingly-common coin to 'rare' condition.