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1839-O DIME

PCGS No: 4572, 4723


Circulation strikes: 1,323,000

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 41.3 grains (27 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, Louisiana) below DIME on the reverse

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

The finest Proof Branch Mint example graded by PCGS is a single PRBM-63.

Recent appearances:
AU.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 298 @$201.25

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