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1872-CC DIME

PCGS No: 4657


Circulation strikes: 35,480

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: "CC" (for Carson City, NV) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-61.

Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Heritage's "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5538, plated, unsold

ANACS Net EF-40, AU Details, Corroded, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8007, illustrated, not sold

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