Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 460
Catalog: KM-63.1
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.49 Grams
ASW: 0.0773oz
Melt Value: $1.44 (9/17/2014)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1863 10C PF obverse 1863 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As with the Half Dimes of the same date, business strikes are far scarcer than their proof counterparts, placing strong date pressure on high grade proofs. Only 460 proofs were struck, the lowest mintage of all Legend Obverse Dimes.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/3/2014

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1863 10C PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 325 350 375 535 750 1025 1900 2750 5350 11500 - -
$ - - - - 340 375 410 580 800 1125 2100 3100 5700 -
1863 10C PF Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 600 850 1200 2500 3850 6500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 660 950 1410 2750 4350 7000 -
1863 10C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1450 3800 6400 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1750 4400 7900 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 154
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/9/1996 NGC PF 64   Teletrade Auction 0883, 883/Lot# 1240 $572.25
9/19/2005 NGC PF 68   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1620 $10,925.00
2/18/2008 NGC PF 64   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 220, 226/Lot# 503 $1,177.60
7/30/2008 NGC SP 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 1608 $63,250.00
1/6/2010 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136, 1136/Lot# 717 $5,750.00
6/17/2010 NGC PF 65   Cameo Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 1812 $7,475.00
1/3/2012 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(6), 1166/Lot# 5513 $2,012.50
2/7/2013 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1182/Lot# 7655 $705.00
2/9/2014 PCGS PF 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 142039 $577.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1863 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111138156378390893399010951206184321973447443156077714
1111111127441636824916952102511321418196126133775482363090
0000001127441636824916952102511321418196126133775482300
0000001254502709866924971106011691630207930304103521500
1863 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111111409602835966993105111621278194123083601461758297994
11111111374736798789751012108812001499206327393939502165500
00000011374736798789751012108812001499206327393939502100
00000012735377579229841031112512391720218531704278542500
1863 10C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111146667893110731103116612851410212125133885495862338504
111111115653676297810831124120513261647225129704242538369900
000000115653676297810831124120513261647225129704242538300
0000001311607846102510931145124513681884238234274600580800
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 4431
Owner: 49er
 
Grade: PF 66
Points: 2197
Owner: LRM
 
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