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1852-O DIME

PCGS No: 4598


Circulation strikes: 430,000

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

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64's.

Recent appearances:
AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 594 at $747.50 From the Stack's sale of October 1981, Lot 212

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