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1942-D MERCURY HEAD DIME

PCGS Nos: 5038, 5039

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 60,740,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 2.50 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver) just to the right of the E of ONE on the reverse

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Bands examples graded by PCGS are 12 MS-68's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Bands examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-68's.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Bands "1942/1" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Uncirculated Full Bands "1942/1" examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-66's.

Sources and recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 
 

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