Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 28,080,000
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: $1.17 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1927 10C MS obverse 1927 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mintages from 1926 onward show a slight anomaly: between 1925 and 1926 the master hub was somewhat damaged, so that coins from thenceforth to the series' end show a disconnect at the right (facing) side of the fasces with the nearby greenery.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/20/2014

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1927 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 3.50 3.75 4.00 4.50 7.50 7.50 15.00 16.50 19.00 25.00 30.00 36.00 47.00 60.00 98.00 160 310 1250 - - -
$ - - - - 27.00 32.00 39.00 52.00 65.00 120 200 350 - -
1927 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 40.00 50.00 55.00 80.00 140 350 700 2600 - - -
$ - - - - - 45.00 55.00 60.00 100.00 170 475 1400 5375 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 520
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
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1/8/1999 PCGS MS 66   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 1999 F.U.N. Signature Sale #195, 195/Lot# 6521 $977.50
6/18/2006 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Teletrade Auction 2220, 2220/Lot# 1220 $380.80
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 181 $310.50
3/29/2010 NGC MS 65   Full Bands David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 466, 472/Lot# 212 $270.25
12/2/2010 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 7731 $276.00
3/28/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bands Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 5247 $881.25
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/11/2014, 179/Lot# 192455 $102.30


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333312284154678194111143237336674949182142387684
333336173245587185991211742704487651239262653860
000000173245587185991211742704487651239262600
0000002236496276891051322053035618571530343200
1927 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333331632455976891021231592583637211010191844187964
3333372136496480931091351922934828171312275156000
0000002136496480931091351922934828171312275100
0000002640547084971161472253286019131615358400
1927 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333163750637689115131183336764147719693406818914970
3333372341546780971201482344781001164124485000104490
000000234154678097120148234478100116412448500000
0000003045587184106125165285621123918052927659400
1927 10C MS Full Bands, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333204154678598127143201363815156120723560848315427
33333827455873891071321622555131063173125685201107970
0000002745587389107132162255513106317312568520100
0000003449627993117137181309664131219013064684200
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Grade: MS 64 FB
Points: 336
Owner: TRT
 
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