Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,532,497
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: $1.26 (10/20/2014)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1885 10C MS obverse 1885 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is common in all grades including gem Mint State. Some examples are less than fully struck, but the coin illustrated is exceptionally sharp.

Several minor date punching varieties are known for 1885(P) dimes, but these have elicited little interest.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/24/2014

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1885 10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.00 15.00 18.00 26.00 38.00 38.00 78.00 84.00 98.00 120 145 165 180 260 450 850 1225 3750 - - -
$ 42.00 85.00 90.00 108 130 160 180 200 285 490 940 1400 5000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 333
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Grade
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2/24/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 335 $1,035.00
7/11/2010 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2886, 2886/Lot# 1497 $172.50
10/21/2012 NGC Details VG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/21/2012, 45/Lot# 78200 $137.50
1/13/2013 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/13/2013, 57/Lot# 92285 $962.50
8/30/2013 NGC F 12   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4738 $240.88
12/5/2013 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(6), 1192/Lot# 8917 $411.25
2/23/2014 PCGS VF 20   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 792, 801/Lot# 717 $350.00
2/27/2014 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(3), 1203/Lot# 4905 $1,586.25
3/23/2014 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131413/Lot# 24313 $211.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12832374563143220265295339366395450502847139317992643499180051
1029333951891682352753093483754134676171029152820803425599580050
0000001682352753093483754134676171029152820803425599500
0000001942502853243573854314847321211166323614208700000
1885 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111123241288320366395426484539903147218952770396258908879
11111411622562983353754054455026601092161321863167460468860
0000001622562983353754054455026601092161321863167460400
0000002012723093503854154645207811282175424783564524700
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2643
Owner: yeoldeone
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 450
Owner: TRT
 
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