Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-63.2
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.67 Grams
ASW: 0.0773oz
Melt Value: $1.51 (8/29/2014)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1842 10C PF obverse 1842 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Proof dimes of this date are very rare. Walter Breen suggested that "Possibly 4" are known, and that figure has not been disputed. Gerry Fortin identified a single die pair.

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Last Updated: 1/3/2014

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1842 10C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 65


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4/16/2008 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 2379 $37,375.00
10/18/2012 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 3941 $35,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1842 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333334296278639971063122915442149314642845326691280198960
333333314549570590710191118133417452481352546315854728183320
000000314549570590710191118133417452481352546315854728100
000000328756178495210411173143919472813390449786383765000
1842 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333346367492510661135130916392270330744855563719883389307
333333315653375797210891193141918492615369948446108757886610
000000315653375797210891193141918492615369948446108757800
0000003309603841101911121251152920592961409252036653795800
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