1822 TEN CENTS OR DIME
PCGS Nos: 4497, 4540
Circulation strikes: 100,000
Proofs: estimated 5
Designer: John Reich
Diameter: 18.9 millimeters
Silver - ±89.2%
Copper - ±10.8%
Weight: 41.6 grains (2.70 grams)
Mintmark: None (all 1822 Dimes
were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-63's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-66's.
PCGS graded AU-55 (illustrated
above). Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson
Collection" Sale - Part 2, 02/2002:469, $8,912.00
ANACS VG-8. Ira & Larry
Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I",
02/2001:1563, "JR-1, Rarity-3", $483.00
Sources and/or recommended
"Early United States Dimes 1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population Report, October
2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service