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1940-S 10 Cents DDO & DDR, FS-101/801

1940-S 10 Cents DDO & DDR, FS-101/801

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 234564)

The 1940-S 10 Cents is part of a series of Winged liberty head (Mercury) dime coins struck from 1916-1945. The specific variety is DDO & DDR. Struck in San Francisco and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 90% silver; 10% copper from a mintage of 21,560,000 struck.
The 1940-S Mercury dime is a grossly common in all of the worn grades and well into the Mint State levels, with Full Bands Gems available through at least MS67 in healthy quantities. Enthusiasts should experience little trouble in finding the piece they want, provided they are willing to pay noble premiums for the nicest examples.
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: 234564
Coin Date: 1940-S
Denomination: 10c / 10 Cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 21,560,000
Coinage Type: Winged liberty head (Mercury) dime
Coinage Years: 1916-1945
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: DDO & DDR
Variety 2: FS-101/801
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Fineness: 0.9
Weight: 2.5 gr
Weight: 0.07234 oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, W, 1940
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, ONE DIME
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
PCGS #: 510030
NGC ID: 23JW
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