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1965 DIME

PCGS No: 5130, 85130, 5240, 85240


Circulation strikes: 1,652,140,570
Proofs: 2,360,000 (Special Mint Set)

Designer: John R. Sinnock

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Outer layers - 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center - 100% Copper

Weight: 35 grains (2.27 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 example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

The finest Uncirculated Full Band example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Uncirculated "SMS" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-69.

The finest Uncirculated Cameo "SMS" examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-68's.

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