Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 4,161,000
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: $1.07 (9/4/2015)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 D 10C MS obverse 1928 D 10C MS reverse


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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Though 1928-D dimes had a mintage comparable to that of 1927 dimes from the Denver Mint, they are somewhat more available in Mint State. A few rolls of this issue were available from dealers in the mid-late 1930s, when the collecting of current or recent United States coins experienced its first significant growth period.

Circulated examples are very scarce in grades XF and AU, perhaps more so than in the lower MS grades. Their prices, however, are held in check by the minimum values for MS pieces.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/5/2015

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1928 D 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 4.50 6.00 9.50 21.00 50.00 95.00 110 125 160 215 260 340 490 900 1575 2500 - - -
$ 58.00 - 115 135 170 - 290 375 575 1075 1700 - -
1928 D 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 145 - 310 410 480 1475 2750 5400 22500 - - -
$ - - - - - 345 450 600 1650 4600 7650 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 270
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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9/20/2015 MS 64  Full Bands Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1224/Lot# 3464


Auction Prices Realized

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7/28/1997 NGC MS 64   Full Bands Teletrade Auction 0966, 966/Lot# 1243 $348.80
4/5/2001 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 2001 April Indianapolis, IN (CSNS) Signature Sale #256, 256/Lot# 6327 $1,725.00
11/3/2005 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, TX Signature Auction #388, 388/Lot# 1129 $2,300.00
1/15/2012 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/15/2012, 3/Lot# 28785 $128.70
9/28/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131440/Lot# 21600 $440.63
11/23/2014 PCGS MS 64   Full Bands David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 831, 840/Lot# 70 $1,105.00
2/5/2015 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1478 $2,232.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333331232373043454044424895636848741166155817073009959416908
33333431612593173644164575136037479711296160721415204120320
000000161259317364416457513603747971129616072141520400
0000001992813313844294735386438101068142716572575739900
1928 D 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333331352583303754374775276047319301235164417993149992417408
333334717628234539545049355264679710311371169522495407124180
0000001762823453954504935526467971031137116952249540700
0000002173063604164635105786888631133150717472699766500
1928 D 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333135255320360418456515597745109524643545404864141925834511
3333347175276333379430475542646861155128243712483610695243420
00000017527633337943047554264686115512824371248361069500
00000021529834639844349556969597820073184388056251497600
1928 D 10C MS Full Bands, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333147278345389450489553640794116225853703422366591980935358
3333351190300359409463510582691916163629573876503511042249920
00000019030035940946351058269191616362957387650351104200
000000234322374429476531611742103921103330404958471542500
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