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1800 DIME

PCGS No: 4470


Circulation strikes: 21,760
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: ±19.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 89.2%
Other - 10.8% 

Weight: ±41.6 grains (±2.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all examples of this date and type were struck at Philadelphia)

Varieties (2):
JR-1 - 
JR-2 - 

Recent appearances:
NGC EF-45.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 340, "JR-1, Rarity-4", illustrated, sold for $3,680.00  From Stack's sale of the Allen Lovejoy Collection, October 1990, Lot 14.  The original lot ticket, as well as Lovejoy's original flip and envelope accompany this lot.

PCGS EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1404, "JR-2", illustrated, sold for $2,185.00  From the sale of the Eliasberg Collection, May 1996, Lot 1047

PCI VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1560, "JR-2, Rarity-5", illustrated, sold for $920.00

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

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"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

"Early United Dimes 1796-1837" by David J. Davis et al.