Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 470,500
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.23 (10/21/2017)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1870 10C MS obverse 1870 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint's output of dimes rose significantly from 1869. This issue is slightly moderately scarce in the higher circulated grades and in Mint State. Most are well struck, though the usual problem areas of Liberty's head and the bow knot may be incomplete.

Top 100 variety F-104 features a distinctly repunched 0 in its date.

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Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1870 10C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 74
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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2/3/1995 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions February 1995 Long Beach Bullet Sale #129, 129/Lot# 198 $495.00
1/31/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 217, 223/Lot# 8443 $839.50
9/5/2010 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2919, 2919/Lot# 1546 $184.00
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1257 $690.00
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 647 $276.00
1/19/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/19/2014, 185/Lot# 142051 $1,442.10
6/22/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131426/Lot# 20046 $76.00
7/20/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30895 $188.00


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