Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,215,000
Catalog: KM-42
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 2.70 Grams
ASW: 0.0774oz
Melt Value: $1.50 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1827 10C MS obverse 1827 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Well over a million dimes were coined during 1827. While a small portion of this total is believed to have comprised pieces dated 1825, there is no denying that the 1827 dime is a fairly common issue.

Nine obverse dies were paired with 10 reverses to create a total of 14 die marriages. Two of these feature the flat-topped numeral 1 in the value, a characteristic of earlier dates. Also included is one variety displaying a prominently repunched 7.

Common varieties include JR-1, -3, -4, -6, -11 and -12 (photos). JR-5, -7, -8 and -13 are somewhat scarce, while JR-2 and JR-9 are very scarce. The rarest varieties of all are JR-10 and JR-14, the latter not known when the John Reich book was published.

The supply of Mint State coins is generous for an early dime, though gems are quite scarce.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/24/2014

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1827 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 50.00 65.00 90.00 190 490 490 700 800 1040 1150 1400 1550 1900 3000 5000 14750 26000 43500 - - -
$ 550 775 875 1100 1200 1500 1650 2100 3750 6000 17500 32500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 351
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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8/26/2014 VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27667
8/26/2014 G 6   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131434/Lot# 27096


Auction Prices Realized

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5/2/2007 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 2362, 2362/Lot# 1163 $403.20
2/10/2008 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 1988 $1,897.50
4/22/2008 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL US Coin Final Session #1105, 1105/Lot# 7519 $9,775.00
12/2/2010 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1147/Lot# 3419 $7,475.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1316 $4,406.25
8/4/2013 PCGS VF 20   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 763, 772/Lot# 103 $230.00
12/22/2013 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 146687 $200.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1827 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351592092585601066120612711333150517531886210221902770355653557008805217598283041
14317522535872811121227129113901587179719582131238330324155590673561123421166283040
000000122712911390158717971958213123833032415559067356112342116600
000000124913121447167018412030216025763294475564577704144162473500
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2102
Owner: empireed
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1707
Owner: JTO
 
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