Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.98 (5/14/2021)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1867 10C MS obverse 1867 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This issue had the lowest mintage of any dime during the 1860s, and it's a recognized rarity across all grades. Circulated examples are nearly equal in rarity to Mint State pieces, and some worn examples are actually proofs that escaped into commerce. Of the three die pairs used for 1867 dimes, that for proofs was exclusive, so careful examination will distinguish the true currency pieces.

Most Mint State survivors are well struck, except at the upper left of the wreath, and they tend to be somewhat prooflike. The dies produced so few coins that they scarcely lost their original polish.

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Last Updated: 4/11/2019

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1867 10C MS
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Base $ 750 850 1175 1275 1750 1900 2000 2050 2200 2250 2350 2450 2700 3100 3850 5250 13000 18000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 9250 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 48
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/11/2021 1867 10C MS
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Base---12---121-2-318482---44
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Total---12---121-2-318482---44
 ---2%5%---2%5%2%-5%-7%41%9%18%5%--- 
1867 10C MS PL
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Base------------1111------4
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Total------------1111-1----5
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