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Obverse of 1884-S Dime     Reverse of 1884-S Dime


1884-S DIME

PCGS No: 4693

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 564,969
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, California) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated

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