||1916 10C MS67+ NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. A high-end Superb Gem representative from the first year of issue for the Mercury dime series, this piece displays gorgeous obverse toning in shades of yellow, orange, ice-blue, plum, golden-brown, and lime-green. The reverse exhibits scattered splashes of olive-green and golden-brown. Census: 9 in 67 (1 in 67+), 1 finer (10/13). Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $0.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1,997.50 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.