Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 71,949,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.27 (10/22/2019)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
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1943 D 10C MS obverse 1943 D 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is yet another wartime issue that is easily found in grades through MS 67 FB. In fact, sharply struck coins are more available for 1943-D dimes than for those of its cousin mints, and this issue is popular with type coin collectors.

There are numerous repunched mintmark varieties for this issue, yet most are too slight to attract much attention.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1943 D 10C MS
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Base $ 2.00 2.20 2.40 3.20 3.45 3.70 3.95 4.75 5.25 6.00 7.00 10.00 13.50 17.00 30.00 45.00 85.00 550 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 55.00 200 -
1943 D 10C MS Full Bands
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 8.50 10.00 13.00 18.00 25.00 45.00 60.00 155 1700 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 28.00 - 65.00 340 9500

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7076
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1943 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--11243151850-161931843183851702--1110
-----------------11---2
-----------------12---3
-----------------------
Total--11243151850-161931843183871732--1115
 --0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %2 %4 %-1 %2 %3 %8 %29 %35 %16 %0 %-- 
1943 D 10C MS Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------1-2-626654502030264371231--5966
---------------2-11164--33
-----------------9174--30
-----------------1----1
Total--------1-2-626654522030266474539--6030
 --------0 %-0 %-0 %0 %1 %7 %34 %44 %12 %1 %-- 
1943 D 10C MS Full Bands, Prooflike
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Base-----------------------
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------------------1---1
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Total------------------1---1
 ------------------100 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 67   Full Bands Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 178 $143.75
1/7/2007 PCGS MS 65   Full Bands Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67012, 67012/Lot# 23237 $27.00
5/6/2008 PCGS MS 67   Full Bands Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28052, 28052/Lot# 22281 $138.00
5/8/2008 NGC MS 67   Full Bands David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 245, 251/Lot# 5441 $115.00
12/5/2010 NGC MS 65   Full Bands Teletrade Auction 2972, 2972/Lot# 1598 $35.00
10/7/2012 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 22851 $99.00
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 64   Full Bands GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 191020 $20.00
9/5/2014 NGC MS 67   Full Bands Stack's Bowers iAuction 3498, 6052/Lot# 20112 $123.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 10C MS D Prooflike
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Base9121212121216161616162428375476135201348129014571671
10121212121316161616192531436196157250662134615280
00000016161616192531436196157250662134600
000000161616162127344869115179299976140100
1943 10C MS D Full Bands
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base91212121212161616161632375072102183237551236824883476
1012121212131616161621344157821292013421157240828170
0000001616161621344157821292013421157240800
0000001616161627354665921562194461762244800
1943 10C MS D Full Bands, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base121616161616202020202037415481115201258591248626093633
1316161616172020202026384563921442203691223252729500
0000002020202026384563921442203691223252700
00000020202020314050721041722394801854256800
1943 10C MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base69999912121212122024325067123183320120613791583
799991012121212152127385686143229615126414470
00000012121212152127385686143229615126400
000000121212121723294461104163274911132100
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Grade: MS 68 FB
Points: 2408
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 67 FB
Points: 1157
Owner: Tyler N.
 
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