Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 150,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht and Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.6700g
ASW: 0.0773oz
Melt Value: $1.43 (2/22/2020)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1843 O 10C MS obverse 1843 O 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

As its mintage suggests, this is a very scarce entry in the Seated Liberty Dime series. Circulated examples are in constant demand from collectors. Compounding the difficulty in finding one in the higher circulated grades is the fact that most are weakly struck, though not always in the same place. Mint State pieces are all but unknown.

There are no collectable varieties, and the entire mintage was produced with a single reverse die leftover from 1842 and having the Medium O mintmark.

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Last Updated: 4/12/2019

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1843 O 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 145 280 550 1300 2950 12000 16000 19000 23500 - - 195000 - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 57
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 58

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1843 O 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-51292054---2-----------57
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Total-51292054---2-----------57
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1843 O 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base395489783120619692985391055636248668572581290913614151301581016941176791844119227200372138324251
42658792414602308329344615791639468769142131441411915357161871718717933187031949720486223390
0000004461579163946876914213144141191535716187171871793318703194972048600
00000050126020653970671102513379146251558316564174331818718965197672093400
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