Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 180,750
Catalog: KM-92
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.49 Grams
ASW: 0.0720oz
Melt Value: $1.21 (5/30/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1862 S 10C MS obverse 1862 S 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Walter Breen reported that 10 obverse dies were shipped to San Francisco for 1862's dime coinage, along with two reverses to supplement ones leftover from the previous year. Seated Liberty Dime researcher Gerry Fortin has identified only a single obverse and two reverses for the 1862 S coinage, the other obverse dies undoubtedly having been destroyed unused at the end of that year. The reverses remained in use year after year for as long as they were serviceable. The snakelike S mintmark used in 1861 is seen again with this year's dimes and would appear as late as 1871.

Though slightly more available the 1861 S issue, this year's San Francisco Mint dimes are rare across all grades. Mint State pieces are extremely elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/3/2014

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1862 S 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 45.00 90.00 265 600 1350 1800 2000 2400 2850 4400 5100 7500 13500 28500 - - - - -
$ 1475 2000 2200 2650 3150 4800 5500 8500 15000 31000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 17
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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9/7/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1159/Lot# 7460 $373.75
8/19/2012 PCGS VF 25   Teletrade Auction 3331, 3331/Lot# 1424 $625.00
1/6/2013 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131303/Lot# 29014 $89.00
7/11/2014 NGC VF 25   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5587 $387.75
10/8/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1210/Lot# 7599 $646.25
10/27/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 27 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1214/Lot# 98265 $35,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1862 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1751833367541271200921062335246426992936334536013852456558367808822686609110986512508
1782344759261517204121822378254227783072343036854090498964937947837188109362107460
0000002182237825422778307234303685409049896493794783718810936200
0000002259242126212857320935163768432754127151808785158960961300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 7808
Owner: yeoldeone
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 4565
Owner: Gerry Fortin
 
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