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1855 DIME

PCGS Nos: 4607, 4744, 84744

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,075,000
Proofs: 
estimated 30

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: 38 grains (2.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.

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