Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 564,969
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: $1.06 (8/4/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1884 S 10C MS obverse 1884 S 10C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This issue represents the first coinage of dimes at San Francisco since 1877, a clear indication of just how many earlier dimes returned to circulation during the mid 1870s. 1884 S dimes are fairly scarce across all grades and are very elusive in Mint State.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/23/2015

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1884 S 10C MS
Base $ 18.00 25.00 45.00 65.00 130 310 350 425 470 725 850 1400 1900 5250 13000 - 30500 - -
$ - - - - - - 925 - 2450 - - - -

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Total Graded: 59
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68

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8/31/1998 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1081, 1081/Lot# 1328 $735.75
1/6/2010 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136, 1136/Lot# 711 $1,380.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(6), 1166/Lot# 5500 $1,725.00
9/6/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 7830 $646.25
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 110701 $292.35
11/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 776, 785/Lot# 482 $300.00
9/12/2014 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3499, 6053/Lot# 21095 $258.50
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(2), 1222/Lot# 3723 $1,175.00

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