1862 10C MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 02363301
PCGS#: 4635

Owner's Comments

Mintage: 847,550
Obverse Dies: 8 Known

Nearly all 1862 dimes come well struck. Many examples are found with prooflike surfaces. To date, eight different obverse dies have been identified for Philadelphia coinage.

Plate Coin: Fortin 102a, Business Strike From Proof Dies, Strictly Original As Expected With MS66 Grade, Medium Gray/Rose/Lavender Toning Over Soft Luster

Expert Comments

Diameter: 17.90 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 847,000 Weight: 2.48 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 1,300 R-4.8 44 / 67 TIE 93 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 250 R-6.6 45 / 67 TIE 94 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 35 R-8.8 45 / 67 TIE 88 / 122 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade Heritage 1/2011:3299, $4,600
5 MS66 PCGS grade