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1804 DIME

PCGS No: 4474, 4475

Circulation strikes: 8,265
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 - Rare
JR-2 - 

The finest "13 Star Rev." examples graded by PCGS are 2 AU-53's.

The finest "14 Star Rev." example graded by PCGS is a single EF-45.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-53.  ANR “The Classics Sale,” 07/2003:342, "JR-1", $25,300.00

NGC EF-40.  B&M "The Rarities Sale", 01/2001:136, "JR-1", $7,475.00

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.