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: $1.13 (8/27/2015)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 7/15/2015

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1827 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 50.00 65.00 110 235 545 725 825 1075 1275 1600 2200 3200 6250 16500 28500 40000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 6800 - 31000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 366
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/13/2005 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2000, 2000/Lot# 1107 $1,320.00
1/30/2006 NGC VG 10   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Dallas, TX The Jules Reiver Collection Online Session #391, 391/Lot# 29474 $57.00
1/10/2008 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 211, 217/Lot# 8296 $431.25
2/10/2008 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 1988 $1,897.50
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(1), 1173/Lot# 3167 $6,756.25
7/27/2013 NGC MS 65   Prooflike Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4064 $10,575.00
2/16/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 170999 $253.00
8/5/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1208/Lot# 5563 $21,737.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1827 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351592092585601066120612711333150517531886210221902770355653557008805217598283041
14317522535872811121227129113901587179719582131238330324155590673561123421166283040
000000122712911390158717971958213123833032415559067356112342116600
000000124913121447167018412030216025763294475564577704144162473500
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2980
Owner: Conly Rieder
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2102
Owner: empireed
 
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