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1945 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Mercury Dimes 1916-1945

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS #:
5056
Designer:
Adolph Alexander Weinman
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
159,130,000
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 45,000 R-2.5 71 / 80 TIE 71 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 20,000 R-2.8 76 / 80 TIE 76 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 12,000 R-2.9 80 / 80 80 / 80
Survival Estimate
All Grades 45,000
60 or Better 20,000
65 or Better 12,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.5
60 or Better R-2.8
65 or Better R-2.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 71 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 76 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 80 / 80
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 71 / 80 TIE
60 or Better 76 / 80 TIE
65 or Better 80 / 80

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #5056 (MS)     67
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
PCGS #5056 (MS)     67 #2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1945 Mercury Head Dime is a very common coin with one exception -- if it has Full Bands. Thousands of 1945 Dimes have been certified in Mint State (almost 7,000 at PCGS alone), but barely over a hundred show full Bands. For collectors looking for fully struck Dimes, the 1945 Dime with Full Bands is the ultimate condition-rarity.