Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,130
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: $1.10 (2/10/2016)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 10C PF obverse 1936 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Examples of this issue are always in demand due both to their low mintage and to their status as the first year of the proof emissions. (Although Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia has made some claims concerning the existence of early [1916-17] proofs, no such examples have ever been certified at either service.)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/10/2015

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1936 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 345 585 700 825 1025 1375 1750 4800 27500 - -
$ - - - - - 635 775 900 1200 1550 2300 6750 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1066
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/22/2001 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1462, 1462/Lot# 1038 $972.00
1/25/2004 NGC PF 65   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1936 $1,553.00
6/2/2010 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2010 June Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1140, 1140/Lot# 957 $1,006.25
4/11/2011 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 574, 581/Lot# 1935 $1,650.25
5/25/2014 NGC PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/25/2014, 183/Lot# 189595 $825.00
6/4/2014 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1206/Lot# 3663 $1,527.50
6/3/2014 NGC PF 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 3846 $867.15


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base237304317450620674705745783820874102111931333159917441993236234987361884922353
259308361506638684718757795838923107812391421164718272116274047857857133500
00000071875779583892310781239142116471827211627404785785700
00000073177080785697211351286151016951910223931196073835300
1936 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2583233424896637257548028358749331088127116091707183920982552408076311078830398
279329391547683734770813848893984114913831641175119252249306152638683173240
00000077081384889398411491383164117511925224930615263868300
000000786824861913103612101496167417952011240035706447973500
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 3498
Owner: Bellevue Collection
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 3498
Owner: Dr. EJC
 
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