Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 440,000
Catalog: KM-42
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 2.7g
ASW: 0.0774oz
Melt Value: $1.49 (9/28/2016)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1823/2 10C MS obverse 1823/2 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The small number of dimes produced with the date 1822 led to two other 1822-dated dies being leftover and available for 1823's coinage. These were both overdated, with traces of a 2 remaining underneath the 3. They were paired with two reverse dies for a total of three known marriages. The reverse dies are distinguished by having either Large E's or Small E's in the legend, but there is little collector interest in these varieties.

JR-1 and JR-3 are both common, while JR-2 is rare. A fair number of Mint State examples survive for this date, but gems are quite rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/31/2016

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1823/2 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 55.00 85.00 130 255 650 1050 1200 1425 1800 1975 2100 2300 4100 8500 22000 28500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 134
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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1/8/1996 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0804, 804/Lot# 279 $654.00
3/10/2011 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 565, 572/Lot# 8141 $1,610.00
7/7/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1157/Lot# 3402 $4,025.00
8/2/2012 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5087 $22,325.00
1/26/2014 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1055 $493.50
7/20/2014 PCGS VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/20/2014, 197/Lot# 207991 $68.20
11/9/2015 NGC G 6   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 24878 $94.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1823/2 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1631862823545321110121313691450152617811985207922402854479552986798142882320711
1712183064137251144126513961475161118492016213324453501496357989295172612320710
000000126513961475161118492016213324453501496357989295172612320700
0000001317142315011696191720482186264941485130629811791202342320700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 8153
Owner: 49er
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 6089
Owner: ddr70
 
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