Coin Specifications

Category: Early Dimes (1796-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,186,512
Catalog: KM-42
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 2.7g
ASW: 0.0774oz
Melt Value: $1.35 (5/3/2016)
Diameter: 18.8mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1821 10C MS obverse 1821 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1821 registered another large mintage of dimes. Eight obverse dies and an equal number of reverses were combined to produce 10 die marriages. Five of these feature the Large Date used for 1820, while the three remaining varieties are of the Small Date style and appear to have been coined last. There is no significant difference in overall rarity between these major varieties.

As for the individual, numbered die marriages, JR-1, JR-4 and JR-6 through JR-9 are all common. JR-3, -5 and -10 are scarce, while JR-2 is rare.

There are a fair number of Mint State survivors for the more common varieties, but gems of this date are rarely encountered.

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Last Updated: 7/14/2015

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1821 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 358
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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5/31/2004 NGC MS 64   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 559 $4,600.00
11/29/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 November Houston, TX US Coin Signature Auction #370, 370/Lot# 60301 $1,725.00
2/26/2012 NGC Details G Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/26/2012, 9/Lot# 35103 $27.00
6/17/2012 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 3295, 3295/Lot# 1475 $38.00
10/18/2012 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 3888 $675.63
2/17/2013 PCGS F 15   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 101076 $85.35
3/2/2014 PCGS MS 98   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 793, 802/Lot# 1347 $75.00
9/19/2014 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3500, 6054/Lot# 22121 $793.13
7/26/2015 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131531/Lot# 21093 $200.93


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1821 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1231511943045461193127113211345157816091753191122612738373057716651139372256311
1321652313857621219128813291423158816571806202824203069441060649080168122256310
000000128813291423158816571806202824203069441060649080168122256300
0000001304133715001599170518582144257933995091635811508196882256300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2261
Owner: JustBustDimes
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2261
Owner: mtayl03
 
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