Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 6,828,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.34 (2/23/2020)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
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1926 D 10C MS obverse 1926 D 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Though the mintage of dimes in 1926 at the Denver Mint rose only slightly over that of the previous year, this issue is far more available across all grades. It appears that not all were released near the time of minting, because Mint State examples were plentiful within dealers' ads during the following decade.

Most 1926-D dimes are reasonably well struck, though ones having Full Bands are often a bit weak in the legends. This is a phenomenon common to all USA coins of the period in that either centers or peripheries may be sharply struck, but only rarely are both strong.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/21/2020

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1926 D 10C MS
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Base $ 4.50 5.00 8.00 22.00 31.00 45.00 50.00 70.00 125 145 200 250 315 350 520 1450 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 410 - - - -
1926 D 10C MS FB
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 185 300 435 625 1000 2150 2725 30000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1300 2550 4800 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 474
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67

The chart showing G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1926 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-233465635361154734642781---270
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---------------1------1
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Total-233465635361154734652781---271
 -1%1%1%1%2%2%2%1%2%13%0%6%17%13%24%10%3%0%--- 
1926 D 10C MS FB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------4181935903782---204
-----------------1----1
---------------11-----2
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Total----------4181935913892---207
 ----------2%0%4%9%17%44%18%4%1%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 D 10C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1216242854143171205227278439512602721901101813122194230839121045518605
131925378415218221224433246354264278194011161606223228436093131720
0000001822122443324635426427819401116160622322843609300
0000001942202613854885726818419791214190022703377827400
1926 D 10C MS FB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12162428541431712052272784395866748911088139326854111805884852069937450
13192537841521822122443324886157469571190182431605427820012556262830
000000182212244332488615746957119018243160542782001255600
0000001942202613855376458191022129122543636674283431662800
1926 D 10C MS FBP
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16202832591551862232483014716277199481155147228144287834787862128038350
172329419116519823126635852365879510171261191933055640849312951269700
0000001982312663585236587951017126119193305564084931295100
0000002112402834145756888721086136623673796699486401711500
1926 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base91220245013115919020925540947756367484795812392087219737471011318080
101521337714016919622430643250660073288410521522212427145869127690
0000001691962243064325066007328841052152221242714586900
0000001802032403584545346377899211145180421603230799100
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Grade: MS 67 FB
Points: 8058
Owner: Sadler
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 409
Owner: craig fox
 
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