Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 440,000
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: $1.63 (7/23/2014)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1823/2 10C MS obverse 1823/2 10C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The small number of dimes produced with the date 1822 led to two other 1822-dated dies being leftover and available for 1823's coinage. These were both overdated, with traces of a 2 remaining underneath the 3. They were paired with two reverse dies for a total of three known marriages. The reverse dies are distinguished by having either Large E's or Small E's in the legend, but there is little collector interest in these varieties.

JR-1 and JR-3 (photos) are both common, while JR-2 is rare. A fair number of Mint State examples survive for this date, but gems are quite rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/11/2013

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1823/2 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 46.00 73.20 96.00 162 480 480 680 750 820 1080 1320 1440 1660 2690 8410 10660 19830 - - - -
$ 530 750 830 900 1190 1450 1580 1830 2900 9100 11500 21400 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 114
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/27/1997 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0975, 975/Lot# 1227 $327.00
5/31/2004 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 561 $488.75
9/21/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 2326 $3,737.50
3/10/2011 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 565, 572/Lot# 8141 $1,610.00
11/13/2011 NGC AG 3   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131147/Lot# 26065 $30.00
8/30/2013 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3073 $1,468.75
2/2/2014 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131406/Lot# 20621 $86.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1823/2 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1631862823545321110121313691450152617811985207922402854479552986798142882320711
1702183064137241144126513961475161118492016213224443501496257989294172612320710
000000126513961475161118492016213224443501496257989294172612320700
0000001317142315001696191720472186264941485130629811791202342320700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4795
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 4512
Owner: 49er
 
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