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1888 DIME

PCGS Nos: 4700, 4785, 84785

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,495,655
Proofs: 
800

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, PA) below the ribbon bow on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 19 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.

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

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