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: $1.25 (8/18/2019)
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 Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5750 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2232
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: 8/13/2019 1940 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------1--1-61968298519923352412-2230
---------------2-285--17
----------------126---9
------------------1---1
Total-------1--1-61968300520927367462-2257
 -------0 %--0 %-0 %1 %3 %13 %23 %41 %16 %2 %0 %- 
1940 10C PF Cameo
 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
2/20/2005 PCGS PF 67   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1105 $426.00
4/17/2005 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2027, 2027/Lot# 1158 $308.00
10/13/2013 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 773, 782/Lot# 1091 $700.00
10/27/2013 PCGS PF 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/27/2013, 98/Lot# 146731 $176.00
3/31/2015 PCGS PF 67   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 32827 $258.50
11/8/2015 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131546/Lot# 25080 $164.50
10/16/2016 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131643/Lot# 27132 $152.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 10C PF Cameo
 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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