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1968 DIME

PCGS No: 5133, 85133, 5245, 85245


Circulation strikes: 424,470,400
Proofs: 0

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) above the date

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The finest Uncirculated non-Full Band examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-68's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Band example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Proof "No S" examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo "No S" examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's. 

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