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1874-CC DIME

PCGS No: 4669

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,817
Proofs: 
0

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

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 39 grains (2.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Recent appearances:
SEGS AU-50, heavily corroded (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3061

EF-40.  Ex - Superior Galleries "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 183, unsold

Fine-15 Damaged Whizzed.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6743, not illustrated, sold for $3335.00

AG-3 Corroded.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6742, not illustrated, sold for $1207.50

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