1845-O 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Seated Dimes 1837-1891

PCGS MS69<BR>
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PCGS MS69
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PCGS MS63

PCGS MS63

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS #:
4587
Designer:
Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.67 grams
Mintage:
230,000
Mint:
New Orleans
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 300 R-6.4 7 / 34 TIE 24 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 2 / 34 TIE 3 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 34 TIE 1 / 122 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 300
60 or Better 4
65 or Better 1
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.4
60 or Better R-9.8
65 or Better R-10.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 7 / 34 TIE
60 or Better 2 / 34 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 34 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 24 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 122 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 122 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS69 PCGS grade

Matthew A. Stickney Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1907:??? - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:1132 - Bowers & Merena 5/2005:403, $161,000 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98226, $123,376.18

2 MS64 estimated grade

Waldo E. "Pat" Bolen, Jr. Collection - Stack's/RARCOA/Akers “Numisma ‘95” 11/1995:2075, $2,640

3 MS63 estimated grade

Northern Bay Collection - Stack's 3/2006:4233, $17,250

4 MS62 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection of Seated Dimes - Heritage 9/2010:3630, $23,000

5 AU58 PCGS grade
5 AU58 estimated grade
5 AU58 estimated grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade
9 AU53 PCGS grade
#1 MS69 PCGS grade

Matthew A. Stickney Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1907:??? - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:1132 - Bowers & Merena 5/2005:403, $161,000 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98226, $123,376.18

#2 MS64 estimated grade

Waldo E. "Pat" Bolen, Jr. Collection - Stack's/RARCOA/Akers “Numisma ‘95” 11/1995:2075, $2,640

#3 MS63 estimated grade

Northern Bay Collection - Stack's 3/2006:4233, $17,250

#4 MS62 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection of Seated Dimes - Heritage 9/2010:3630, $23,000

#5 AU58 PCGS grade
#5 AU58 estimated grade
#5 AU58 estimated grade
#8 AU55 PCGS grade
#9 AU53 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1845-O Dime is the rarest of the O-Mint Dimes of the 1840's, though the 1843-O is not far behind. Both of those dates are exceedingly rare in Mint State, but the 1845-O shines because of a remarkable item that is a standout among all Seated Liberty coins of all denominations - a single PCGS MS69 1845-O Dime. This remarkable coin is superb in every respect, but especially in the area of eye appeal. It is simply stunning.

After the MS69, there are only a few Mint State 1845-O Dimes - two raw examples in the MS63 to MS64 range, plus a PCGS MS62. Below that, it is difficult to find this date in any grade above AU50. This is primarily because of the dearth of coin collectors in 1845 and the overall lack of interest in collecting by mintmarks.