Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 510,000
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 2.7000g
ASW: 0.0774oz
Melt Value: $1.13 (5/27/2019)
Diameter: 18.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1830 10C MS obverse 1830 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The published mintage for calendar year 1830 probably includes some pieces dated 1829, while additional 1830-dated dimes were likely coined during 1831. This was the norm rather than the exception, until new Mint Director Robert M. Patterson put a stop to the use of obsolete dies in 1835-36.

This is a common date across most grades. Mint State examples of the more common varieties are found with some frequency, though gems remain rare.

The eight die marriages known for this date comprise combinations of four obverses and six reverses. Common varieties include JR-2, -4, -5 and -6, while JR-3, -7 and -8 are slightly scarce. The only rare marriage is JR-1, of which only a few dozen are known.

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Last Updated: 4/16/2019

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1830 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 60.00 75.00 100.00 225 350 475 500 650 850 1000 1100 1400 1900 3400 7475 23500 75000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 258
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/21/2019 1830 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base418101424109781526-152632326-1---257
-------------1--------1
-------------2-1------3
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Total418101424109781526-152932336-1---261
 2 %7 %4 %5 %9 %4 %3 %3 %3 %6 %10 %-6 %11 %12 %13 %2 %-0 %--- 
1830 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------1---------1
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Total------------1---------1
 ------------100 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/28/1997 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0966, 966/Lot# 1218 $119.90
8/13/2006 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 848 $517.50
1/3/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(6), 1166/Lot# 5440 $2,185.00
5/27/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 554 $483.00
1/5/2014 NCS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/05/2014, 176/Lot# 162188 $28.00
7/11/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5566 $707.35
10/5/2014 PCGS VG 10   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 824, 833/Lot# 306 $63.00
6/8/2017 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1256/Lot# 3354 $1,650.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1830 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base363678516345059772587095810781152120614101821248038344111608914141227721
23647311125849963977389999811021170127415472040293139264770877317018227720
0000006397738999981102117012741547204029313926477087731701800
000000682821928103811271188134216842260338240185429114571989500
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2342
Owner: JustBustDimes
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 1209
Owner: empireed
 
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