Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,283,229
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 (5/22/2017)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1887 10C MS obverse 1887 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint churned out more dimes in 1887 than in any year since 1876, and the 1887(P) issue is common in all grades through MS 66. It is thus to be found in many a high grade type collection.

The usual minor repunched and misplaced dates that seem to be so prevalent for dimes of this type may be found, but these are of interest solely to specialists.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1887 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 570
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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6/11/2017 MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1256/Lot# 3599


Auction Prices Realized

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5/16/2005 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2040, 2040/Lot# 1183 $352.00
7/12/2007 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 520 $805.00
12/6/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 201, 207/Lot# 5241 $701.50
2/10/2008 NGC MS 66   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2003 $1,121.25
7/7/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 7878 $149.50
11/3/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/03/2013, 99/Lot# 139265 $126.50
6/16/2014 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20190 $1,057.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base45505972981551712983363814234775275757251051155818863902608966518644
475363811171602133113513954414945436258341220166725584631627673150
0000002133113513954414945436258341220166725584631627600
0000002563233664094595105596759421389177732305360646400
1887 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111123241288320366395426484539903147218952770396258908879
11111411622562983353754054455026601092161321863167460468860
0000001622562983353754054455026601092161321863167460400
0000002012723093503854154645207811282175424783564524700
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1969
Owner: Conly Rieder
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 1609
Owner: patrickking
 
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