Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,075,000
Catalog: KM-77
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.49 Grams
ASW: 0.0720oz
Melt Value: $1.21 (5/27/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 ARROWS 10C MS obverse 1855 ARROWS 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mintage of dimes at the Philadelphia Mint fell again in 1855, though this is certainly not a rare issue in overall numbers. It becomes moderately scarce in grades above VF, with the very scarce Mint State pieces typically being weakly struck in places.

Two minor doubled-die obverse varieties are known, and F-103 is a Top 100 entry.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/24/2014

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1855 ARROWS 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 16.00 18.00 24.00 35.00 75.00 165 210 245 305 400 500 775 1650 3350 6250 17500 27500 - -
$ 85.00 175 230 275 335 450 575 850 1850 4250 7000 23500 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 98
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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6/7/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 7366


Auction Prices Realized

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2/12/2000 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2000 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #220, 220/Lot# 84 $1,466.25
11/30/2005 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2125, 2125/Lot# 1152 $756.00
9/21/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 412, 418/Lot# 7348 $1,259.25
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 960 $1,897.50
8/8/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21176 $111.63
8/31/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 209918 $100.00
10/12/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 209918 $100.00
1/25/2015 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131505/Lot# 22128 $152.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 ARROWS 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base596372981432883205396427158299089901138147722333172421764737704837210721
6066811131912993935736667538559351039125117292546352049696883792791550
0000003935736667538559351039125117292546352049696883792700
0000004666086917918829631089136419812859386957217294814900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2233
Owner: G & R coins
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1477
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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