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: $1.14 (7/30/2015)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 7/14/2015

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1823/2 10C MS
Base $ 52.00 78.00 105 250 560 950 1100 1400 1775 2150 2450 4050 7600 13500 22500 - - - -
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Total Graded: 121
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66

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8/16/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1223/Lot# 3636

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10/5/1998 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1092, 1092/Lot# 1288 $2,354.00
5/31/2004 NGC MS 65   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 560 $8,625.00
11/29/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 November Houston, TX US Coin Signature Auction #370, 370/Lot# 60302 $5,462.50
3/10/2011 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 565, 572/Lot# 8141 $1,610.00
12/4/2011 NGC F 12   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131150/Lot# 22071 $172.50
5/30/2012 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1171/Lot# 8019 $282.90
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1313 $3,084.38
11/1/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7429 $282.00
7/20/2014 PCGS VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/20/2014, 197/Lot# 207991 $68.20

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1823/2 10C MS
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4795
Owner: ddr70
Grade: MS 64
Points: 4795
Owner: ddr70
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