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1918-S 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Mercury Dimes 1916-1945

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
4920
Designer:
Adolph Alexander Weinman
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
19,300,000
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 3,500 R-4.3 9 / 80 TIE 9 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 600 R-5.8 36 / 80 TIE 36 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 80 R-8.2 24 / 80 TIE 24 / 80 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 3,500
60 or Better 600
65 or Better 80
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.3
60 or Better R-5.8
65 or Better R-8.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 9 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 36 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 24 / 80 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 9 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 36 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 24 / 80 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 estimated grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

Heritage 12/2015:3684, $1,528 - D.L. Hansen Collection

3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
6 MS66 PCGS grade
6 MS66 PCGS grade
6 MS66 PCGS grade
6 MS66 PCGS grade
6 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 estimated grade
#3 MS66+ PCGS grade

Heritage 12/2015:3684, $1,528 - D.L. Hansen Collection

#3 MS66+ PCGS grade
#3 MS66+ PCGS grade
#6 MS66 PCGS grade
#6 MS66 PCGS grade
#6 MS66 PCGS grade
#6 MS66 PCGS grade
#6 MS66 PCGS grade
David Hall: Like most of the early Mercury dimes, the 1918-S is not really rare in circulated grades. In mint state this is a rare issue with or without fully struck crossbands. About 35% of mint state survivors have full bands. Gem MS65 or better full band specimens are very rare.