Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,506,900
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.24 (9/25/2017)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 CL 3 NO ARROWS 10C MS obverse 1873 CL 3 NO ARROWS 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Mint Act of February 12, 1873 raised the weight of the fractional silver pieces very slightly to conform to Metric figures, but some 1-1/2 million dimes were produced at the Philadelphia Mint before this new standard went into effect. The overwhelming majority of these featured the first style of date used that year in which numeral 3 was nearly closed and resembled an 8 upon casual examination.

Despite a fairly generous mintage this issue is rather challenging to locate across all grades. Mint State pieces are scarce, but not truly rare. It's possible that a portion of the mintage was destroyed after the weight standard was revised early in the year, but there is no documentation of this.

Several date repunchings are known, but the only one of interest to non-series specialists is that having a fully repunched date, F-103/FS-301.

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Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1873 CL 3 NO ARROWS 10C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 48
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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9/22/2010 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2010 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1144, 1144/Lot# 3684 $2,530.00
12/29/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/29/2013, 170/Lot# 160966 $134.42
6/23/2014 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30267 $6,462.50
3/31/2015 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 32781 $246.75
3/20/2016 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131613/Lot# 29141 $84.00
5/8/2016 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131620/Lot# 25059 $282.00


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