Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,827
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.23 (12/14/2019)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 10C PF obverse 1940 10C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Mint struck some 11,827 proof Mercury dimes in 1940. This is the third highest mintage for the proof Mercury dime series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1940 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 80.00 95.00 135 135 145 155 190 215 250 340 3650 16900 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 200 235 300 600 -
1940 10C PF CA
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5750 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2249
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69

The chart showing 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/10/2019 1940 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------1--1-61968302521927359412-2247
---------------2-285--17
----------------129---12
------------------1---1
Total-------1--1-61968304522931377462-2277
 -------0 %--0 %-0 %1 %3 %13 %23 %41 %17 %2 %0 %- 
1940 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------------2---2
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Total------------------2---2
 ------------------100 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/16/1999 NGC PF 67   Teletrade Auction 1175, 1175/Lot# 1280 $228.90
2/24/2003 PCGS PF 66   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 365 $345.00
4/9/2007 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2007 Dallas, TX Signature Coin Auction #450, 450/Lot# 598 $3,220.00
6/5/2013 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1186/Lot# 7735 $141.00
5/18/2014 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 194007 $286.10
6/3/2014 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 3851 $158.63
8/8/2014 PCGS PF 68   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 3275 $3,055.00
10/26/2014 PCGS PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 827, 836/Lot# 815 $200.00
1/7/2015 NGC PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1216/Lot# 3921 $2,056.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16318320122023725527228830432036648452755162071575485640644322653110131
17018920722624326127729330933540549853557465272878819254150505877310
00000027729330933540549853557465272878819254150505800
00000028329931535144551354359768374182229954236579500
1940 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1431631832012202372552722883043514504895155515976537251103330362098247
1501701892072262432612772933203844634985275666166778511836427268880
0000002612772933203844634985275666166778511836427200
0000002662832993354174765065395826347019772570524000
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 1836
Owner: JMMorgan
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 1836
Owner: tsevni2
 
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