Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,423,076
Catalog: KM-A92
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.39 (9/28/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 S 10C MS obverse 1890 S 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Relatively common for a San Francisco Mint dime of the period, 1890 S is available in most circulated grades but becomes moderately scarce at or near Mint State. Gems are rare.

This issue is very rich in mintmark varieties. As with 1889 S, both Small and Medium mintmarks were used, and the distinction between these is obvious. The Small S variety is the scarcer of the two. The Medium over Small S variety long listed in guides does not exist for this date. Also known is a misplaced date obverse die.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/22/2016

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1890 S 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 18.00 25.00 30.00 45.00 85.00 170 190 225 240 365 400 525 700 1175 2550 6400 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 114
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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5/8/1996 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0839, 839/Lot# 303 $370.60
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 2595 $460.00
6/1/2011 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1156/Lot# 3325 $2,645.00
12/8/2011 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(1), 1162/Lot# 3381 $6,325.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 110700 $150.70
7/11/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5609 $129.25
8/24/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 818, 827/Lot# 791 $703.00
2/28/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131610/Lot# 23066 $258.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6367811151832883365395976637059331013111013931776291042174482476052296907
6472921382183044045586196777819601045120415212154334643054575491657880
0000004045586196777819601045120415212154334643054575491600
0000004715786416918579861078129916482532378143944667507300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2910
Owner: Gerry Fortin
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1393
Owner: Gerry Fortin
 
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