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Coins Certified as of 8/25

My Coin #-38727

1831 10C MS64

CERTIFICATION#: -38727
PCGS#: 4520

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $2.1

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The 1831 Dime has the third-largest mintage of any of the Small Diameter Dimes, making it a target for type collectors looking for good value.  Mint State examples are plentiful, with MS63 being the most oft-seen grade.  A small number of superb example exist, including a monster MS68 that was once part of the Pogue Family collection and which sold for a record $94,000 in 2016.

Included in the total mintage are six different die varieties.  Fortunately, none of the varieties is particularly rare, making it possible to put together a complete set without too much difficulty.

Diameter: 18.50 millimeters Designer: John Reich Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 771,350 Weight: 2.67 grams Metal Content: 89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,500 R-4.8 14 / 18 TIE 31 / 35 TIE
60 or Better 250 R-6.6 14 / 18 TIE 30 / 35 TIE
65 or Better 25 R-9.0 14 / 18 TIE 29 / 35 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade  
2 MS67+ PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade