Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 22,329
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: $1.39 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1942 10C PF obverse 1942 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Due to the outbreak of WWII, 1942 was the last year of production for proof coins until 1950. The mint some 22,329 proof dimes this year, which were the highest quality of any of the Mercury dime proofs.

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Last Updated: 9/8/2015

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1942 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 75.00 80.00 125 140 150 165 185 215 255 465 2400 20000 -
$ - - - - - - - - 175 200 230 285 690 5500
1942 10C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1400 3500 5450 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4038
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Grade
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6/16/1999 NGC PF 67   Teletrade Auction 1175, 1175/Lot# 1294 $185.30
2/5/2006 NGC PF 67   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 99 $403.00
4/16/2007 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 135, 140/Lot# 884 $471.50
1/3/2012 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(9), 1166/Lot# 10712 $161.00
3/11/2012 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131212/Lot# 20147 $276.00
3/24/2013 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131314/Lot# 21050 $176.25
10/12/2014 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 225674 $264.00
7/20/2015 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30932 $199.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1942 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2882983113203363513663813954094374504775025395866537351088269968208849
2913023143253413563713864004184414594855145556086808531625407374960
0000003713864004184414594855145556086808531625407300
0000003763904044284464684945275706317089702162544600
1942 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base171183209216227241255272288304333474489507602620204832383968422370779197
1751922112202322462612772933143804794955396081096244534814053517477840
0000002612772933143804794955396081096244534814053517400
0000002662832993234274845015706141572284137254138612600
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 4073
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 3967
Owner: Zakmar
 
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