Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 35,480
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.4900g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.34 (2/22/2020)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1872 CC 10C MS obverse 1872 CC 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Two die pairs were shipped to Carson City for 1872 dime coinage, but just one pair was used. This issue is rare across all grades, but extraordinarily so grading XF or higher. Mint State pieces are all but unknown.

Like all CC dimes 1871-74, this date features a single reverse die. It was during 1872's production that a crack formed running almost horizontally through the centers of the letters C. This date is found both with and without the crack.

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Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1872 CC 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1550 2100 4400 5200 10700 20000 21700 28000 45500 84500 102500 140000 237500 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 39
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 55

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/18/2020 1872 CC 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base226511523-3------------39
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Total226511523-3------------39
 5%5%15%13%28%13%5%8%-8%------------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1872 CC 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base175321612525360138855306624468207039775692711150612279136061609516772175401829819079198852122324079
188922822884369643595619643668937278826110016117641272114436163211702817793185581934820331221750
00000064366893727882611001611764127211443616321170281779318558193482033100
00000066286966751787661076112021131641526516546172841804518819196162077700
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