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1876-S DIME

PCGS No: 4681

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,420,000
Proofs: 
0

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

Recent appearances:
ICG MS-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 348, illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.

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