1881 10C MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 30000442
PCGS#: 4689

Owner's Comments

Mintage: 24,975
Obverse Dies: 2 Known

1881 Philadelphia dimes are more difficult to locate than the 1879 and 1880 dates in all grades. In Mint State, I've found the 1881 date to be very challenging to find. PCGS and NGC population reports confirm this observation.

Plate Coin: Fortin 101a, Pure White Gem

Expert Comments

Diameter: 17.90 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 24,000 Weight: 2.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 700 R-5.6 34 / 67 TIE 68 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 120 R-7.8 36 / 67 74 / 122
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 31 / 67 TIE 67 / 122 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade  
1 MS67 estimated grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade