Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 4,812,000
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: $1.06 (9/1/2015)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1927 D 10C MS obverse 1927 D 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Collectors have recognized the 1927-D dime as a condition rarity for decades. While 1926-D, 1928-D and 1929-D dimes were available by the BU roll during the 1930s, this was never the case for 1927-D dimes, which seem to have entered circulation immediately. Even worn coins are less often seen than other Mercury Dimes of comparable mintage, and examples grading VF through AU are scarce.

When a Mint State 1927-D is found, it is likely to be weakly struck at both centers and peripheries. The example illustrated, while highly lustrous, shows signs of the die erosion in its fields that is also common to this issue. Gems are quite rare, and those having Full Bands are even more so.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/5/2015

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1927 D 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 4.50 6.00 9.00 27.00 85.00 105 120 130 200 300 340 400 590 1275 2250 - - - -
$ 90.00 - 125 140 220 - 370 450 700 1500 3650 - -
1927 D 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 375 700 1050 2050 8750 22500 - - - -
$ - - - - - 425 785 1350 2900 11000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 271
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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9/26/2005 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2097, 2097/Lot# 1231 $179.20
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1329 $949.00
10/2/2011 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131141/Lot# 25279 $38.00
2/28/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 2124 $379.50
5/13/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131221/Lot# 28831 $126.50
5/12/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/12/2013, 74/Lot# 114379 $331.10
11/30/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131449/Lot# 23622 $99.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333313525531735741545050259776489115312507381760891639329320
333334717527533037642646753365280611041856294345749523207020
0000001752753303764264675336528061104185629434574952300
00000021529634339543848456570884813172181338053311295800
1927 D 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333314727834538644548453964081594816172630398463241688230071
333335119030035840545850257269885911711954308147649843212780
0000001903003584054585025726988591171195430814764984300
00000023432237242547152060675690313942292353255441336200
1927 D 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333175320378415469502575663949168341414643654598542894252132
33333602233393904334805266047581193250243085277764816216366720
000000223339390433480526604758119325024308527776481621600
000000271358402451491550633853143833214475591187512257900
1927 D 10C MS Full Bands, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333319034840944850253961570910101774431948366794101902968653280
33333652423684224665145646468091264262244915488792616688375500
000000242368422466514564646809126426224491548879261668800
000000295388435484526589677909151934704663614190582318700
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