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1836 TEN CENTS OR DIME

PCGS No: 4528

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,190,000
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 (Philadelphia)

Varieties (3):
JR-1 - 
JR-2 - 
JR-3 - 

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-66 Eliasberg.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1567, "JR-2, Rarity-2", illustrated, sold for $5,520.00   Ex: The Eliasberg Collection Sale, Bowers and Merena May 1996.

MS-60 - The Plate Coin from the Dime Book.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1568, "JR-3, Rarity-3", illustrated, sold for $920.00

AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5493, "JR-2", not plated, sold for $241.50

Sources and 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