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Week # 51 1/2 - New Question to replace last Friday's

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The 1945-S Micro S dime features a mintmark never used on another USA coin of regular issue. For what coinage was this mintmark puch originally created?

 

 

First post that correctly answers wins The Complete Guide to Buffalo Nickels by David Lange.

 

Don't forget, we also draw for a runner-up prize from all remaining posts with a correct answer.

 

I will post this weeks winner Tuesday afternoon.

 

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REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends/ended on Tuesday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia Info post for more details.

 

 

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Well, according to the Red Book, the S punch on the 1945-S "Micro S" dime was originally intended for Philippine coins minted between 1907 and 1920.

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I'm gonna say this is a trick question. It was created for the Winged Liberty dime, for 1945 only. blush.gif

 

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The question: The 1945-S Micro S dime features a mintmark never used on another USA coin of regular issue. For what coinage was this mintmark puch originally created?

 

 

The answer is The USA/Philippines coinage of reduced size, beginning 1907.

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

 

The winner is jtryka!

Your prize is The Complete Guide to Buffalo Nickels by David Lange Second Edition.

 

 

There is no runner up this week.

 

Your prize will be sent out ASAP.

 

 

Thanks for your participation!

 

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