Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,770,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht and Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.89 (6/18/2021)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1854 O ARROWS 10C MS obverse 1854 O ARROWS 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1854 O dime is fairly common in the lesser circulated grades, becoming only moderately scarce a the XF level. Mint State pieces are likewise scarce, with gems being very rare. Most survivors are a bit poorly struck, particularly at Liberty's head. The example illustrated is particularly deficient in strike at the borders.

There are few true varieties for 1854 O dimes, mostly just die state oddities that possess little attraction to collectors. One exception, perhaps, is the reverse die on which the mintmark was punched into the die at a steep angle. The bottom of the O is well defined, while the top fades into the coin's field. F-102 with a shattered obverse die is also collectable.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/11/2019

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1854 O ARROWS 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 20.00 25.00 30.00 50.00 125 230 250 350 400 650 700 755 1125 1850 5550 8600 13000 - - -
$ - - - 375 425 - - - - - - 10500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 99
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
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: 6/15/2021 1854 O ARROWS 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base21246323317-5813201053---98
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Total21246323327-5813201054---100
 2%1%2%4%6%3%2%3%3%2%7%-5%8%13%20%10%5%4%--- 
1854 O ARROWS 10C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 O ARROWS 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base378110212320145056368479390897413331393145517442368402448415747643770229094
5288109149284488603720831930109413531414155119522920429651435977663277139549
000000603720831930109413531414155119522920429651435977663200
000000644757870952121313731434164821603472456954456207682700
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