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Obverse of 1828 Dime - JR-2     Reverse of 1828 Dime - JR-2


1828 TEN CENTS OR DIME

PCGS No: 4510, 4506, 4547

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 125,000
Proofs: estimated 10

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 18.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Copper - 10.8%

Weight: 41.6 grains (2.70 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all 1828 Dimes were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Varieties (2):
JR-1 - Small Date - Common
JR-2 - Large Date - Scarce

Recent appearances:
See individual varieties

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated 1828 "Small Date" Dime graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Uncirculated 1828 "Large Date" Dime graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Proof 1828 "Small Date" Dime graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early United States Dimes 1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
 
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service