Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 19,300,000
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: $1.16 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1918 S 10C MS obverse 1918 S 10C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Like its D-mint counterpart, the 1918-S is among the least available S-mint Dimes in Gem condition.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/20/2014

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1918 S 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 3.75 4.00 5.00 11.00 20.00 20.00 40.00 48.00 65.00 90.00 125 170 225 275 425 750 1750 3600 - - -
$ 25.00 44.00 53.00 75.00 105 135 195 250 310 475 1050 2450 - -
1918 S 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 190 225 400 1025 2500 6250 19000 125000 - - -
$ - - - - - 210 250 500 1375 3400 7500 24500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 393
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/6/1996 NGC MS 68   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 1996 F.U.N. Signature Sale #149, 149/Lot# 5360 $22,000.00
5/5/2004 PCGS MS 64   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 6723 $2,357.50
7/1/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2388, 2388/Lot# 1395 $336.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Full Bands Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2043 $1,495.00
9/7/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1159/Lot# 7499 $431.25
6/2/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 110685 $155.10
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 783, 792/Lot# 560 $105.00
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7624 $146.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1918 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333335010215118623426528839555178311102106252542311193121441
3333318671181622022442723234476288921442224530936797151010
00000067118162202244272323447628892144222453093679700
000000841341742182542803594997051001177423853662936400
1918 S 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333335411517120525528831442659183511772214264844121231822037
3333320741331822212662963514816729491522235832367047155570
00000074133182221266296351481672949152223583236704700
000000941521932382773053885367531063186825033824968200
1918 S 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333941832272583013303514507252124375844997317108943010754739
33333331231972372723103373845411191266840055438850917298383170
000000123197237272310337384541119126684005543885091729800
000000153212247286320344417633165732134252637797012370200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 783
Owner: Ribeye_Jack
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 395
Owner: TRT
 
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