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1835 TEN CENTS OR DIME

PCGS Nos: 4527, 4557

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,410,000
Proofs: estimated 15

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 (Philadelphia)

Varieties (9):
JR-1 - 
JR-2 - 
JR-3 - 
JR-4 - 
JR-5 - 
JR-6 -
JR-7 - 
JR-8 - 
JR-9 - 

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7248, "JR-4", illustrated, sold for $6,900.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7247, "JR-9", illustrated, not sold

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1499, "JR-9", sold for $253.00

AU-58 Lightly cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5492, "JR-1", not plated, unsold

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 494, "JR-1", plated, sold for $2,990.00

Choice Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 495, "JR-4", not plated, sold for $109.25

Brilliant Uncirculated, virtually Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 496, "JR-5", plated, sold for $488.75

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.

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