Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 725
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.63 (9/19/2021)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1866 10C PF obverse 1866 10C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The coining of non-proof dimes at the Philadelphia Mint continued to fall in 1866, as silver coins were not in general circulation, except in the Far West. Collectors took little notice of this fact at the time, as the custom was to purchase only proofs each year and disregard both branch mint pieces and the non-proof Philly coins.

Sales of the annual silver proof set rose this year, probably in response to the addition of the motto IN GOD WE TRUST to the larger silver denominations. Even with 725 proof dimes struck this issue is not more common than those immediately preceding or following. Cameo pieces are scarce, while Ultra Cameo examples are genuinely rare.

Two die pairs were used for this date, Gerry Fortin's variety F-101 has a date that slopes downward from left to right, while F-102 (photos) has an upward slope.

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Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1866 10C PF
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1866 10C PF CA
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1866 10C PF UC
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 165
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 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, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/14/2021 1866 10C PF
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Base---1-------1217303320941--118
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Total---1-------12173034201172--125
 ---1%-------1%2%14%24%27%16%9%6%2%-- 
1866 10C PF CA
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Base-----------1--4712134---41
-----------------1----1
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Total-----------1--4712144---42
 -----------2%--10%17%29%33%10%--- 
1866 10C PF UC
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Base---------------1221---6
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Total---------------1221---6
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1866 10C PF CA
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Base7097337607878158428729019319649809901066120615831799236830094141583263768310
71774276979682485288291194296998310151113133216551989258233864705601370218726
00000088291194296998310151113133216551989258233864705601300
00000089192195397598710411159145717272178279537645268619500
1866 10C PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1059109411281164120212401279131913581401144314861630178419492124334548175049606066208606
1071110511401177121512531292133213721415145715341681183920072531383648945386624772829036
0000001292133213721415145715341681183920072531383648945386624700
0000001306134513871429147215821733189420662938432649725723643300
1866 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2302412552652782883013173304948209411044120614211707216126143447536761398021
2342462582692812923063213856038609751098127815161858231228924087562467668422
0000003063213856038609751098127815161858231228924087562400
00000031232643971190110101152134916122010246331694727588200
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Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5049
Owner: 49er
 
Grade: PF 67 CAMEO
Points: 4310
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
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