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1803 DIME

PCGS No: 4473


Circulation strikes: 33,040
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 - Very Scarce
JR-3 - 
JR-4 - 

The finest example graded by PCGS is a single AU-58.

Significant examples:
See individual varieties

Recent appearances:
AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 250, "JR-3", illustrated, sold for $4,600.00

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.