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1916 10C Mercury, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1916 10C Mercury, MS
Date 1916
Grade MS67
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 4904
Denomination 10C

1916 10C MS67 NGC. CAC. The inaugural Philadelphia issue in the Mercury dime series is scarce in Superb Gem condition. This beautifully toned and lustrous coin shows nearly full separation of the horizontal fasces bands. The peripheral legends are fully brought up, and the rims are broad. Champagne, amber, lavender, olive, and russet hues appear throughout each side. Census: 7 in 67, 1 finer. CAC: 6 in 67, 0 finer (8/17). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15426, realized $690. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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