Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1940 is fairly common in Gem condition. There are many frosty white Gems. Though it can be said that the 1940 is rarer than the 1941, 1943, 1944, and 1945.

 

 

 

Diameter
24.30 millimeters
Designer
John Flanagan
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
35704000
Weight
6.30 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
46
Pop Lower
1983
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 3570000 R-1.0 35 / 93 TIE 35 / 93 TIE
All Grades 23000 R-2.7 18 / 93 TIE 18 / 93 TIE
60 or Better 9930 R-3.0 44 / 93 TIE 44 / 93 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade  PCGS #5811 (MS)     68

David Poole Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5611, $19,975

1 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade PCGS #5811 (MS)     67+
3 MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade