Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 9,070,000
Catalog: KM-A92
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.50 Grams
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.14 (10/6/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1875 S 10C MS obverse 1875 S 10C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

NGC now routinely distinguishes between 1875 S dimes having their mintmarks above or below the bow. The Census data below reflect the number certified before this distinction was made. See the following two entries for more detailed information.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/4/2015

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1875 S 10C MS
Base $ 15.00 18.00 23.00 28.00 45.00 78.00 85.00 100.00 125 170 250 315 480 1300 4000 - - - -
$ 50.00 - 90.00 110 135 190 275 345 550 1600 - - -

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Total Graded: 106
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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10/7/1996 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0882, 882/Lot# 1236 $103.55
5/25/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 3936 $805.00
9/21/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 412, 418/Lot# 7368 $219.65
11/29/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1177/Lot# 8349 $352.50
12/22/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 138015 $195.00
10/10/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 14732 $910.63
11/30/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131449/Lot# 23103 $352.50

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