Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 510,000
Catalog: KM-48
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 2.70 Grams
ASW: 0.0774oz
Melt Value: $1.22 (12/22/2014)
Diameter: 18.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1830 10C MS obverse 1830 10C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The published mintage for calendar year 1830 probably includes some pieces dated 1829, while additional 1830-dated dimes were likely coined during 1831. This was the norm rather than the exception, until new Mint Director Robert M. Patterson put a stop to the use of obsolete dies in 1835-36.

This is a common date across most grades. Mint State examples of the more common varieties are found with some frequency, though gems remain rare.

The eight die marriages known for this date comprise combinations of four obverses and six reverses. Common varieties include JR-2, -4, -5 and -6, while JR-3, -7 and -8 are slightly scarce. The only rare marriage is JR-1, of which only a few dozen are known.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/24/2014

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1830 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 35.00 55.00 78.00 135 325 325 625 675 900 1075 1250 1325 1600 2200 4000 8900 14750 43500 - - -
$ 375 650 700 1000 1100 1300 1400 1750 2500 4450 10250 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 227
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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5/4/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Signature Auction #372, 372/Lot# 6282 $2,081.50
11/21/2011 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3176, 3176/Lot# 1308 $190.00
5/27/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 554 $483.00
4/24/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 7727 $1,997.50
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159619 $210.00
3/9/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 794, 803/Lot# 715 $1,733.00
4/21/2014 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3478, 6027/Lot# 20056 $199.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1830 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base363678516345059772587095810781152120614101821248038344111608914141227721
23647311125849963977389999811021170127415472040293139264770877317018227720
0000006397738999981102117012741547204029313926477087731701800
000000682821928103811271188134216842260338240185429114571989500
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2342
Owner: JustBustDimes
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 1066
Owner: JustBustDimes
 
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