Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 832
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: $1.07 (9/3/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1888 10C PF obverse 1888 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is a slightly scarce issue in gem grades, seemingly due to deficiencies in the coins as sold by the Mint. Cameo examples are moderately scarce, and Ultra Cameo coins are essentially unknown.

Three die pairs were used to produce proof 1888 dimes, and one of these is a Top-100 variety. F-102a (photos) reveals a "bald" patch within Liberty's base from severe overpolishing of the die. The reverse likewise reveals overly aggressive polishing in the form of disconnected leaves at the lower left of the wreath.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/27/2015

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1888 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 370 490 675 965 1500 1900 4100 9000 - -
$ - - - - - - 535 750 1075 1600 2000 4500 -
1888 10C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 1100 1675 2100 5200 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 1250 1800 2500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 206
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 NGC PF 63   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1906 $242.00
2/24/2011 NGC PF 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 561, 568/Lot# 7047 $782.00
3/31/2011 NGC PF 66   Cameo Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 1417 $1,725.00
1/9/2013 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 4019 $1,762.50
3/21/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1183/Lot# 3327 $1,586.25
8/19/2013 NGC PF 63   Teletrade Auction 3444, 3444/Lot# 1284 $558.13
8/5/2014 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1208/Lot# 3494 $2,585.00
11/6/2014 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(1), 1211/Lot# 3357 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1888 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1551671751831902012092202303571865941112413631673219724643486493554177138
1591701781851942042132232723572898901002120414661848228628053969509659910
0000002132232723572898901002120414661848228628053969509600
0000002162273153575779161063128315702022237531454452525600
1888 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86889892895999110241057109211271163120012381364149916441799230226433783402844435937
878908938970100210351069110411391175121312801409154716961967241630233865416649410
0000001069110411391175121312801409154716961967241630233865416600
0000001080111511511188122513221454159617472134252934033946430500
1888 10C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base95198210151048108211171153119012271266130513451480162317761941247228314028428447196279
96199310261059109411291165120212401279131813901528167418312118259232304113442952390
0000001165120212401279131813901528167418312118259232304113442900
0000001178121512531292133214351575172518862295271136294199457400
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Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 3783
Owner: 49er
 
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