How much are my U.S. 1940 dime worth?

About 1940 Mercury Dimes (Proof)

While 1940 proof Mercury dimes are scarce, they are not so to the same degree of rarity as the first proof issues debuting for the series in 1936. About 10,000 examples are known to survive, and most of those are in the PR64-PR67 range. Examples grading above PR67 are extremely rare, and virtually none are known with any substantive cameo frosting. Be wary of any cameo effect evident, as this is most likely doctored.



Coin Date: 1940
Denom: 10c / Dime
Desg: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,827
Coinage Type: Winged liberty head (Mercury)
Coinage Years: 1916-1945
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Weight: 2.5 gr
Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Edge: Reeded
PCGS #: 5075
NGC ID: 27DL
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