1892 10C MS62 Certification #18721011, PCGS #4796

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

The 1892 Dime is the first date of the new type designed by Charles Barber.  As a result, many were saved by collectors as a novelty, so high grade examples are fairly plentiful today.  Nearly 1,000 examples have been certified in Mint State. most appearing in the MS63 and MS64 grade levels.  Even Gems are plentiful up to the MS67 level, where less than a dozen have been certified by PCGS.  A look at the PCGS Condition census for this date shows examples with some spectacularly colorful toning.

Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
12120000
Weight
2.50 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
1104
Pop Lower
526
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 40000 R-2.6 64 / 76 TIE 64 / 76 TIE
All Grades 5000 R-4.0 76 / 76 76 / 76
60 or Better 1000 R-5.0 76 / 76 76 / 76

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

Stewart Blay Collection

2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2015:3843, $4,700 - Heritage 7/2015:3080, $5,875

2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2015:149, $3,408

2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade