1888 10C MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 40049485
PCGS#: 4700

Owner's Comments

Mintage: 5,496,487
Obverse Dies: 19 Known

The 1888 Philadelphia coinage presents a host of varieties for the Seated Dime specialist. Three proof dies have been identified along with four significant misplaced dates. In addition, two repunched date varieties and a polished reverse die with multiple die pairings are available.
Plate Coin: Fortin 116, Consistant Vibrant Luster Beneath Bold Blue-green, Peach, and Lemon-gold Patina on both Obverse and Reverse. A Simply Amazing Seated Dime...

Expert Comments

Diameter: 17.90 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 5,495,655 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 2,500 R-4.5 52 / 67 TIE 105 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 460 R-6.0 54 / 67 TIE 108 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 75 R-8.2 53 / 67 102 / 122

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2014:3993, $4,700

1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade