Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-63.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht and Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.67g
ASW: 0.0773oz
Melt Value: $1.49 (10/1/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1842 10C PF obverse 1842 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Proof dimes of this date are very rare. Walter Breen suggested that "Possibly 4" are known, and that figure has not been disputed. Gerry Fortin identified a single die pair.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1842 10C PF
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1842 10C PF Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 65


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4/16/2008 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 2379 $37,375.00
10/18/2012 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 3941 $35,250.00
5/12/2015 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 May 12 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection III US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1228/Lot# 98263 $28,200.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1842 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base41474243433944384538463847414847495250615170528255965922701479609160962210116106221146714411
4179427543724471457146724776488249885097520753875705628673298360931497871028510904124480
000000477648824988509752075387570562867329836093149787102851090400
000000481249175025513452455491581366507645876094689951104531118500
1842 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base58695992611562426370650166336767690370427182732477228137856790159478996010459109771184214855
59106033615762856414654566786812694970897229745778608280871691699639101261063211265128460
0000006678681269497089722974577860828087169169963910126106321126500
0000006722685869967135727775897999842488669324979910293108041155400
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