Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 231,410,000
Catalog: KM-140
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.55 (7/12/2014)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1944 10C MS obverse 1944 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is the second most difficult of the post-1939 dimes to locate with Full Bands. Fewer than 30% of Mint State survivors qualify for this strike designation.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/20/2014

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1944 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2.50 2.75 3.00 3.10 3.25 3.25 3.85 4.00 4.10 4.25 6.00 7.00 8.50 12.00 17.00 25.00 39.00 60.00 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 30.00 45.00 140 -
1944 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 8.50 10.00 15.00 20.00 28.00 80.00 185 1800 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 23.00 31.00 100.00 325 4850 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5344
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/29/2000 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20031, 20031/Lot# 1099 $20.00
10/16/2006 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 109, 114/Lot# 487 $13.80
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 192 $143.75
4/12/2009 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2678, 2678/Lot# 1483 $23.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 214 $431.25
3/8/2011 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3027, 3027/Lot# 1061 $23.00
2/12/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36304 $25.00
6/17/2012 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131226/Lot# 28645 $21.00
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1206/Lot# 3661 $2,820.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base69991212121212121220242850721061472373698291284
799101212121212121421253557831191772815229800
0000001212121214212535578311917728152200
0000001212121217222642649413320732567500
1944 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333283281981473928681310
33333333333331129488611422855010150
00000033333331129488611422855000
00000033333331930649213031070900
1944 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base699912121212121212283767811152725171928241740696718
7991012121212121217314771921673539872091296749520
0000001212121217314771921673539872091296700
000000121212122234577610321943514572254351800
1944 10C MS Full Bands, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333335072894261397253342426972
33333333333331857772017491775310251520
00000033333331857772017491775310200
000000333333334648331310732154367200
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Grade: MS 67 FB
Points: 1928
Owner: GILMORE
 
Grade: MS 67 FB
Points: 1928
Owner: Jwillie33
 
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