About 1942/1 Mercury Dimes Full Bands
While the 1942/1 Mercury dime is relatively common in circulated grades and somewhat scarce with ordinary strike details in Mint State grades, this becomes an extremely rare variety with Full Bands details. Fewer than 100 Full Bands examples are thought to exist across all Mint State grades, and only two or three dozen are known in grades of MS65 or better. In 2010, one collector paid $63,250 for the opportunity to own one graded MS66FB by PCGS.
|Denom:||10c / Dime|
|Coinage Type:||Winged liberty head (Mercury)|
|Composition:||90% silver; 10% copper|
|Designer:||Adolph A. Weinman|
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