Grading Mercury Dimes

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Below are the typical grading standards for Mercury Dimes.

Grading Mercury Dime

G4 Good:

Letters and date clear. Lines and bands in fasces are obliterated.

VG8 Very Good:

One-half of sticks discernible in fasces.

F12 Fine:

All sticks in fasces are defined. Diagonal bands worn nearly flat.

VF20 Very Fine:

The two crossing diagonal bands must show.

EF40 Extremely Fine:

Diagonal bands show only slight wear. Braids and hair before ear show clearly.

AU50 About Uncirculated:

Slight trace of wear. Most mint luster is present.

MS63 Select Uncirculated:

No trace of wear. Light blemishes. Attractive mint luster.

MS65 Choice Uncirculated:

Only light scattered marks that are not distracting. Strong luster, good eye appeal.

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1942 10C NGC PR 69 MERCURY DIME BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW TONING
1942 10C NGC PR 69   MERCURY DIME   BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW TONING
1927 D 10C PCGS MS65 FB FROSTY GEM MERCURY DIME FROSTY GEM
1927 D 10C PCGS MS65 FB   FROSTY GEM   MERCURY DIME   FROSTY GEM
1916 S MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 64 FB ORIGINAL HUGE PRICE JUMP
1916 S MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 64 FB   ORIGINAL    HUGE PRICE JUMP
KEY DATE SILVER 1916 D MERCURY DIME ANACS CERTIFIED GRADED GD 4 DETAILS
KEY DATE SILVER 1916 D MERCURY DIME  ANACS CERTIFIED GRADED GD 4 DETAILS
1939 S GEM MERCURY DIME NGC MS 65
1939 S GEM MERCURY DIME NGC MS 65
1942/1 MERCURY DIME GRADED XF DETAIL BY NGC CLEANED MAJOR RARITY
1942/1 MERCURY DIME GRADED XF DETAIL BY NGC CLEANED  MAJOR RARITY
1945 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 66FB BY PCGS STRONG SPLIT BANDS
1945 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 66FB BY PCGS STRONG SPLIT BANDS
1944 D MERCURY HEAD DIME GRADED MS66FB BY PCGS
1944 D MERCURY HEAD DIME GRADED MS66FB BY PCGS
1942 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS66FB BY PCGS
1942 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS66FB BY PCGS
1942 P MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 66 LIGHT GOLDEN TONING ON OBV BLAST WHITE ON REV
1942 P MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 66   LIGHT GOLDEN TONING ON OBV BLAST WHITE ON REV
1941 D MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 65FB
1941 D MERCURY DIME PCGS MS 65FB
1941 P MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 66 FSB BY ANACS BLAST WHITE BLAZER GEM FREE S/H
1941 P MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 66 FSB BY ANACS   BLAST WHITE BLAZER GEM  FREE S/H
1938 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 65FB BY PCGS INTERESTING TONING ON REVERSE
1938 D MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 65FB BY PCGS   INTERESTING TONING ON REVERSE
1916 P MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 64 BY PCGS FIRST YEAR ISSUE TONED
1916 P MERCURY DIME GRADED MS 64 BY PCGS   FIRST YEAR ISSUE   TONED
1926 S 10C MERCURY DIME PCGS AU53
1926 S 10C MERCURY DIME PCGS AU53
1917 MERCURY DIME 10C NGC MS62FB
1917 MERCURY DIME 10C NGC MS62FB
1917 10C MERCURY DIME PCGS AU58
1917 10C MERCURY DIME PCGS AU58

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