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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 4533)

The 1918-S Ten cents is part of a series of Winged liberty head (Mercury) dime coins struck from 1916-1945. Struck in San Francisco and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 90% silver; 10% copper from a mintage of 19,300,000 struck.
The 1918-S Mercury dime is generally a common coin in circulated condition but scarce in uncirculated grades, regardless of whether or not it is assigned Full Bands designation. This issue is particularly rare at the Gem levels and better, with possibly fewer than 100 such specimens in existence.
Obverse: Winged Liberty, or Mercury (the Roman god of commerce), is depicted facing left with LIBERTY spelled around the periphery. IN GOD WE TRUST appears left of the neck and the date is positioned just below the bust around 5 o'clock. The designer's initials "AW" appear to the right of the neck.
Reverse: A large torch is centered vertically adorned with an axe head and olive branches. UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN * ONE DIME * is spelled out around the periphery. Mint mark, if any, appears near the bottom rim left of the torch.

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GSID: 4533
Coin Date: 1918-S
Denomination: 10c / Ten cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 19,300,000
Coinage Type: Winged liberty head (Mercury) dime
Coinage Years: 1916-1945
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Fineness: 0.9
Weight: 2.5 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, W, 1918
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, ONE DIME
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
PCGS #: 4920
NGC ID: 23H7
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