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1864-S DIME

PCGS No: 4640

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 230,000
Proofs: 
0

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

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 38 grains (2.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65's.

Recent appearances:
ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 598 at $805.00

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