Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 22,329
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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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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/30/2019

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1942 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 75.00 80.00 125 135 145 165 180 190 210 275 1750 20000 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 185 195 220 550 5700
1942 10C PF CA
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1480 4300 5550 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4161
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/10/2019 1942 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------1526101524102715507881272-4151
---------------321020121-48
---------------124252--34
------------------11--2
Total-----------1526101528103115648341423-4235
 -----------0 %0 %1 %2 %12 %24 %37 %20 %3 %0 %- 
1942 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------1-153---10
------------------1---1
-----------------------
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Total--------------1-154---11
 --------------9 %-9 %45 %36 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/25/2004 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1956 $310.50
12/31/2006 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67011, 67011/Lot# 24292 $230.00
7/13/2008 NGC PF 66   Teletrade Auction 2556, 2556/Lot# 1368 $257.60
6/29/2014 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 810, 819/Lot# 266 $1,100.00
9/7/2014 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 203151 $300.00
9/14/2014 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131438/Lot# 27123 $1,703.75
3/27/2015 PCGS PF 68   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 5395 $9,106.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1942 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base143163183201220237255272288304333474512539602620210633034000425672109197
1501701892072262432612772933143804875215606081115250535354085524178720
0000002612772933143804875215606081115250535354085524100
0000002662832993234274995305816141611290437684171622500
1942 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base123143163183201220237255272288304437477502539575597642865230269518849
1301501701892072262432612772933484504855145515826127161344385275840
0000002432612772933484504855145515826127161344385200
0000002492662832993934644945275635906277911823540100
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 2302
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 2302
Owner: Flyboy
 
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