Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,053,115
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.6700g
ASW: 0.0773oz
Melt Value: $1.42 (2/25/2017)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1839 10C MS obverse 1839 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue was produced in quantity, and examples are plentiful across all circulated grades. Mint State are not especially rare, though the number of gems falls short of those for 1837 and 1838 Philadelphia Mint dimes. As the novelty of this coin type had worn off by 1839, examples have survived unworn by mere chance.

Most 1839 dime are well struck, though a few may show slight weakness in the shield, as this was the deepest part of the obverse die cavity. Blurred or incomplete denticles are sometimes seen, but these are more the result of die erosion than striking weakness.

Mostly minor varieties are known for the 1839 dime, including slight repunching of numerals 39. Fortin's F-105c with its obverse die shattered in a pie wedge pattern is extremely popular.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1839 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 18.00 24.00 32.00 45.00 150 275 300 355 375 415 460 665 900 1550 3250 5200 13000 19500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 1025 1950 3500 6200 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 236
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


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12/26/1996 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 0905, 905/Lot# 1252 $109.00
8/12/2003 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23083, 23083/Lot# 11335 $575.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2589 $805.00
1/3/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(6), 1166/Lot# 5457 $2,645.00
1/19/2014 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 787, 796/Lot# 10292 $250.00
7/11/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5571 $158.63
9/7/2014 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 213399 $260.00
8/18/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 42311 $822.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67729412315548952772579387494110051081136316342048305741115656682074319588
697910413426650259374882089696210301175145317722384340846266044702481500
00000059374882089696210301175145317722384340846266044702400
00000065977084791998410561269154419102721376051416432722700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3057
Owner: yuylsworld
 
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