1871-CC 10C XF40

CERTIFICATION#: 05477818
PCGS#: 4654

Owner's Comments

Allen Rowe Northern Nevada Coin

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The 1871-CC Dime is one of the stars of the Carson City coins, primarily because of its inherent rarity and the paucity of Mint State examples.  After some confusion about crossovers, resubmissions, etc. a clear picture has emerged of the members of the Mint State "club" and it shows that there are, at best, five Uncirculated 1871-CC Dimes.  The best is the NGC MS65 from the Eugene Gardner Collection that sold recently for a record price of $270,250.  Check out the Condition Census above for the most accurate listing ever presented for this date.

Diameter: 17.90 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 20,100 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 110 R-7.9 2 / 67 3 / 122
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 2 / 67 TIE 3 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 67 TIE 1 / 122 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 estimated grade  

James A. Stack, Sr. Collection - Stack's 1/1990:146 - Superior 2/2003:1358, not sold - Bowers & Merena 3/2005:443, $230,000 - Eugene Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98271, $270,250

2 MS63 PCGS grade

Harold M. Budd, Sr. - Numismatic Gallery (Abe Kosoff and Abner Kreisberg) - Ben Stack (Imperial Coin Company) - Ambassador and Mrs. R. Henry Norweb, acquired July 29, 1954 - Bowers & Merena 10/1987:529 - Waldo E. "Pat" Bolen, Jr. - Numisma ‘95 (David W. Akers, RARCOA, Stack's) 11/1995:2134 - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2005:373 - Rusty Goe, 1/2005 - Battle Born Collection - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11102, $97,750

2 MS63 estimated grade  

Stack’s “Milton Holmes” 10/1960:2782, $825 - Bowers & Ruddy 11/1976:57

4 MS62 PCGS grade  

Bowers & Merena 3/2005:444, $51,750 - Heritage 7/2009:1068, $46,000 - Heritage 12/2009:394, not sold - Heritage 8/2010:3084, not sold - Goldbergs 6/2014:340, $82,250

5 AU58 estimated grade  

Heritage 1/2006:129, not sold - Heritage 3/2006:450, $46,000 - American Numismatic Rarities 8/2006:323, $49,450 - Heritage 10/2006:13415, not sold - Heritage 1/2007:872, $48,875