1885 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Seated Dimes 1837-1891

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

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PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS #:
4694
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
2,532,497
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 3,000 R-4.4 54 / 67 TIE 108 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 500 R-6.0 54 / 67 TIE 108 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 100 R-8.0 55 / 67 104 / 122
Survival Estimate
All Grades 3,000
60 or Better 500
65 or Better 100
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.4
60 or Better R-6.0
65 or Better R-8.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 54 / 67 TIE
60 or Better 54 / 67 TIE
65 or Better 55 / 67
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 108 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 108 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 104 / 122

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade  
	PCGS #4694 (MS) 67+

Heritage 8/2015:3674, $8,812.50 - Tom Bender Collection

2 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #4694 (MS)     67
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
 
	PCGS #4694 (MS) 67+ 
#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2015:3674, $8,812.50 - Tom Bender Collection

PCGS #4694 (MS)     67 #2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1885 Dime is a relatively common coin that can be found with ease in most grades. Hundreds of Mint State examples are known, usually in MS64. The PCGS CoinFacts Condition Census consists entirely of MS67 examples, led by a PCGS MS67+ with spectacular toning. This date offers good value to both the date and the type collector. As with most Dimes of this era, the key is finding a fully-struck example with good eye appeal.

Seated Liberty Dime researcher, Gerry Fortin, has identified 11 different die pairs used to strike 1885 Dimes, one of which was also used to strike a small number of Proofs at the beginning of the year.