Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 20,100
Catalog: KM-92
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.49g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.35 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1871 CC 10C MS obverse 1871 CC 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Just a single die pair was used to produce this small mintage, the reverse die surviving to produce all of Carson City's dime coinage through 1874. This issue is rare in all grades, with Mint State examples numbering about half a dozen.

Most 1871 CC dimes are well worn and display one of more problems, such as damage or corrosion. These pieces will not appear within NGC's Census Report.

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Last Updated: 7/21/2015

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1871 CC 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 3300 5300 6750 8850 18250 25000 29000 36000 43500 52000 63000 87500 125000 - 350000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 21
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 65


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1/7/2004 PCGS F 12   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 5619 $4,025.00
1/9/2013 NGC Details VG Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 3958 $2,585.00
1/9/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 3959 $1,997.50
4/28/2013 PCGS G 6   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 749, 758/Lot# 558 $3,500.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 1749 $6,462.50
6/29/2014 NGC AG 3   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 191910 $1,875.00
10/27/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 27 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1214/Lot# 98271 $270,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 CC 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base29823057340642464817620964737198775683388929958810166111721311213723143561500915685163821754321540
3007317336864436528162976715738479508535914997811050111819133161393414574152341591716769188750
000000671573847950853591499781105011181913316139341457415234159171676900
000000695675708144873293689973108371246513519141451479115460161501715600
1871 CC 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333741506715924128832036639542647153990315021895277065881103618537
3143844559718625629833537540544149366011021633218640428070135360
0000001862562983353754054414936601102163321864042807000
0000002132723093503854154565167811302176424785315955300
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