1890-S 10C MS63 Certification #09104558, PCGS #4705

Owner's Comments

Mintage: 1,423,076
Obverse Dies: 12 Known

For a relatively small mintage of 1,423,076 pieces, the 1890-S date presents a host of obverse and reverse dies and die pairings. To date, Twelve obverse dies and fifteen reverse dies have been identified. This research effort was facilitated by a large circulated hoard belonging to Larry Briggs.

1890 San Francisco dimes are fairly available in the lower circulated grades, but becomes very scarce in EF or better. The Small S is scarce overall, being rare in EF-AU and very rare in Mint State.

Plate Coin: Fortin 111, Level Date, Medium S, Even Medium Gray With Blue Highlights, Well Struck
Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
1423076
Weight
2.50 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
47
Pop Lower
100
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 1000 R-5.0 36 / 67 TIE 76 / 122 TIE
All Grades 125 R-7.7 37 / 67 TIE 75 / 122 TIE
60 or Better 12 R-9.5 23 / 67 TIE 53 / 122 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade