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1877 DIME

PCGS Nos: 4682, 4774, 84774

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 7,310,000
Proofs: 
510

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: None (for Philadelphia) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

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

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-66's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.

Recent appearances:
Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 532, "Type II Reverse", not plated, sold for $149.50 One of the lowest mintages of post-1858 proof Seated Liberty Dimes

NGC Proof-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7263, not illustrated, not sold

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