Owner's Comments

Mintage: 5,496,487
Obverse Dies: 19 Known

The 1888 Philadelphia coinage presents a host of varieties for the Seated Dime specialist. Three proof dies have been identified along with four significant misplaced dates. In addition, two repunched date varieties and a polished reverse die with multiple die pairings are available.
Plate Coin: Fortin 116, Consistant Vibrant Luster Beneath Bold Blue-green, Peach, and Lemon-gold Patina on both Obverse and Reverse. A Simply Amazing Seated Dime...
Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
5495655
Weight
2.50 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
8
Pop Lower
405
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 2500 R-4.5 52 / 67 TIE 105 / 122 TIE
All Grades 460 R-6.0 54 / 67 TIE 108 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 75 R-8.2 53 / 67 102 / 122

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2014:3993, $4,700

1 MS67 PCGS grade

Legend Numismatics, sold privately in 3/2006 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30280, $9,987.50 - Tom Bender Collection

3 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2015:142, $2,173.75

3 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade

Woodland Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection