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: 2.50 Grams
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.21 (5/29/2015)
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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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This issue enjoyed a fairly high mintage, as well as a high survival rate in Mint State. It is common in all grades through MS 65, and even Full Bands example are plentiful. This should not make collectors careless in selecting a coin for their collections. Instead, they should be picky about finding a 1927(P) dime that displays a complete strike from fresh dies.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/20/2014

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1927 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 3.50 3.75 4.00 4.50 7.50 15.00 16.50 19.00 25.00 36.00 47.00 60.00 98.00 160 310 1250 - - -
$ - - - - 27.00 39.00 52.00 65.00 120 200 350 - -
1927 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 50.00 55.00 80.00 140 350 700 2600 - - -
$ - - - - - 55.00 60.00 100.00 170 475 1400 5375 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 527
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 325 $276.00
2/18/2009 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Teletrade Auction 2655, 2655/Lot# 1194 $287.50
5/5/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 371, 377/Lot# 5120 $115.00
8/11/2010 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 8843 $862.50
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
1/11/2015 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131503/Lot# 25918 $211.50


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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