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1957 DIME

PCGS Nos: 5114, 85114, 5232, 85232, 95232


Circulation strikes: 160,160,000
Proofs: 1,247,952

Designer: John R. Sinnock

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 38.6 grains (2.50 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) just to the left of the base of the torch on the reverse

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The finest Uncirculated non-Full Band examples graded by PCGS are 115 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Band examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-69's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 8 PRCA-69's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-69's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service