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1852 DIME

PCGS Nos: 4597, 4739

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,535,500
Proofs: 
estimated 10

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 41 grains (2.7 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.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1506 sold for $368.00

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