Coin Specifications

Category: Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,827
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: $1.30 (5/1/2016)
Diameter: 17.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1940 10C PF obverse 1940 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Mintages of proof dimes from 1936 to 1942 gradually increased from 4,130 coins in 1936 to 11,827 coins in 1940, to 22,329 coins in 1942. In fact, the total mintage of proofs from 1936 to 1940 (39,762), was nearly the same as the total in 1941 and 1942 (38,886).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/8/2015

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1940 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 80.00 95.00 145 155 175 225 245 280 475 4400 15750 -
$ - - - - - - - 190 240 260 335 700 6750
1940 10C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5750 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2157
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
2/20/2005 PCGS PF 67   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1105 $426.00
7/13/2009 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 392, 398/Lot# 409 $241.50
11/21/2010 PCGS PF 64   Teletrade Auction 2963, 2963/Lot# 2188 $184.00
2/28/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 2143 $405.95
1/9/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9745 $205.63
3/24/2013 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131314/Lot# 21048 $164.50
6/9/2013 NGC PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 119475 $189.94
12/22/2013 PCGS PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 146726 $154.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2883043203363513663813954094294454634895155636747157831103360162828247
2933093253413563713864004164344514724985316006887388901936449569370
0000003864004164344514724985316006887388901936449500
0000003904044224404574805065476377017609962768538800
1940 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base32033635136638139540942343745048950252755162071575485640644322653110131
32534135637138640041442844146349351053557465272878819254150505877310
00000041442844146349351053557465272878819254150505800
00000041843244647649851954359768374182229954236579500
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 3601
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 1936
Owner: JMMorgan
 
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