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1802 DIME

PCGS No: 4472


Circulation strikes: 10,975
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 (4):
JR-1 - 
JR-2 - 
JR-3 - 
JR-4 - 

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

Recent appearances:
Net VF-35.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 577, "JR-4", sold for $2,300.00

Fine/Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 486, "JR-4 (R-4)", plated, sold for $1,380.00

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.