Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,728
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: $1.41 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1938 10C PF obverse 1938 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Mint struck some 8,728 proof Mercury dimes in 1938. As with most proof Mercury dimes, they are quite rare with full cameo contrast.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/10/2015

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1938 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 175 190 215 235 265 325 380 750 8500 18500 -
$ - - - - - - - - 260 305 370 485 975 13300

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1783
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Grade
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11/12/2006 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2285, 2285/Lot# 1360 $403.20
1/15/2008 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) US Coin Final Session #455, 455/Lot# 8284 $417.45
2/10/2008 NGC PF 67   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2052 $805.00
12/28/2008 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #69011, 69011/Lot# 61206 $324.30
7/7/2011 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 599, 606/Lot# 5201 $299.00
9/16/2012 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/16/2012, 40/Lot# 73906 $282.70
6/28/2015 NGC   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3533, 6112/Lot# 20405 $282.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1938 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372723043363663954094374504775155635976536957548659581450515866169457
24928331534637640041844145949053157461666771579189611222686564475630
00000041844145949053157461666771579189611222686564400
00000042844646850254758663468173482892712863922613000
1938 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base272304336366395426442477502527539597642684754820933102118865367687313678
28331534637640543145448551053155861265670777685896213093046586991410
00000045448551053155861265670777685896213093046586900
00000046549451953557862767073179889599215984207637100
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 5644
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 5158
Owner: P. Lien
 
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