1830 TEN CENTS OR DIME
PCGS No: 4516, 4517, 4519, 4549
Circulation strikes: 510,000
Proofs: estimated 10
Designer: John Reich
Diameter: ±18.5 millimeters
Silver - ±89.2%
Copper - ±10.8%
Weight: ±41.6 grains (±2.70 grams)
Mintmark: None (Philadelphia)
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.
The finest Uncirculated "Medium C" examples graded by PCGS are 4
The finest circulation
strike "Small 10C" example graded by PCGS is a single VG-VF.
The finest Uncirculated "1830/29" example graded by PCGS is a single
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-65's.
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2,
2001, Lot 7998, "Medium 10C, JR-5", illustrated, sold for $2,530.00
Sources and 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