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1840 DIME - NO DRAPERY
(see also 1840 Dime - With Drapery)

PCGS No: 4573

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 981,500
Proofs: 
estimated 5

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: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below DIME on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7250, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1504 sold for $299.00

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