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Coins Certified as of 6/25

My Coin #90091201

1895 10C MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 90091201
PCGS#: 4806

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The production of Dimes at the Philadelphia Mint eased up substantially in 1895 and, for the first time since 1881, the mintage fell below one million coins.  In fact, the 1895 Dime has one of the smallest mintages of the entire series and commands one of the largest premiums across all grades.  In spite of the smaller mintage, the 1895 Dime is not particularly rare in Mint State, so collectors have ample opportunities to obtain a nice example.  The typical Mint State 1895 Dime is MS64 with a dozen or more known in MS65 and MS66.  In MS67, the 1895 Dime is extremely rare, and the best examples include a single PCGS MS67+ is a lone NGC MS68.

Diameter: 17.90 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 690,000 Weight: 2.50 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 5,000 R-4.0 25 / 76 TIE 25 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 300 R-6.4 24 / 76 TIE 24 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 60 R-8.4 23 / 76 TIE 23 / 76 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 estimated grade