Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 31,300
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: $1.29 (4/28/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1846 10C MS obverse 1846 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is one of several Philadelphia Mint dimes from the 1840s having a lower than usual mintage. In fact, 1846 has the lowest mintage of any dime from that decade, and it is scarce in all circulated grades and quite rare in Mint State.

Just a single pair of dies was used for currency strikes and a separate pair for proofs, so there are no varieties.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/24/2014

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1846 10C MS
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Base $ 410 525 625 1300 3400 8100 9750 14000 30000 40000 - 68500 - - - - - - -
$ 3750 9000 10750 15500 - - - 107500 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 53
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 61


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/27/2005 PCGS G 4   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25101, 25101/Lot# 13280 $161.00
8/16/2010 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 2907, 2907/Lot# 1262 $437.00
1/9/2013 NGC Details VG Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9451 $305.50
8/18/2013 PCGS VF 30   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 25 $1,655.00
3/23/2014 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 181699 $2,860.00
8/5/2014 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7422 $1,292.50
10/10/2014 PCGS VG 10   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 14708 $423.00
11/6/2014 PCGS F 12   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(5), 1211/Lot# 7486 $622.75


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