BRG US Type Set
10C MERCURY (1916-1945)

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DIMES - MERCURY
Item Description: 10C 1941
Full Grade: NGC MS 67
Owner: The BRG Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: BRG US Type Set   Score: 431
BRG 20th Century Type Set   Score: 431
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide
NGC US Coin Census for Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)

Owner Comments:

Purchased on 12/6/2012.

This is a superb Mercury dime, and recognized as such by NGC with the *STAR* designation. The top obverse is painted in splendid reds, oranges, yellows, and greens. A few die polishing lines can be seen in the fields at both left and right of the bust. The reverse is crescent toned on the right, with tones similar to the obverse. While the coin did not receive the full bands (FB) designation, the bands are very near fully split. As of the time I added this coin to my set, NGC has graded a total of 120,468 mercury dimes, and has awarded the *STAR* to only 621 of these coins (0.51%). Needless to say, this is a type coin I was very happy to acquire. I think the eye appeal of this piece more than makes up for the lack of a "FB" designation.

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