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1876-CC DIME

PCGS No: 4680, 4789


Circulation strikes: 8,270,000

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes, James Barton Longacre, and 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) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Proof Branch Mint example graded by PCGS is a single PRBM-65.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7256, not illustrated, sold for $1,437.50

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 605

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