Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 550
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.99 (5/11/2021)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1862 10C PF obverse 1862 10C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

It appears that the U. S. Mint accepted reality with respect to proof sales this year, coining only 550 pieces. Most of these sold as part of the silver proof sets (which also included the minor issues), but a few unsold pieces were melted during 1863.

Two die pairs were employed for the 1862 proofs, though collectors take little of minor distinctions in proof coins.

Cameo proofs are available in most grades, but Ultra Cameo pieces are quite rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1862 10C PF
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1862 10C PF CA
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 600 725 1350 2750 5000 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 103
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/11/2021 1862 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------315243997----97
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Total------------315243997----97
 ------------3%15%25%40%9%7%---- 
1862 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------111-3----6
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Total-------------111-3----6
 -------------17%17%17%-50%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1862 10C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base64266568871373976479182084787790610011139127114212009288538174153441548606452
65067369672274777380182985788793810471183132116172301319639294240456353916775
00000080182985788793810471183132116172301319639294240456300
00000081083886789696910931227137118132593350640414328471200
1862 10C PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1031106411001135117112091247128513251366140814501592174319052078313941534415469051546815
1042107611121147118412221260129813391380142214971642179719632432347742404507484557087156
0000001260129813391380142214971642179719632432347742404507484500
0000001272131213521394143615451693185120202785381543284598499900
1862 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6006226446676927177437707968248539411073120613331589258530573266348638605212
6076296526757007267527798058348829851117124814181921274231273339361143115473
0000007527798058348829851117124814181921274231273339361100
00000076178781584391210291162129115042253290031963413373500
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Grade: PROOF Details
Points: 471
Owner: MikeR72
 
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