PCGS Nos: 4706, 4788, 84788,
Circulation strikes: 15,310,000
by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball
Hughes, James Barton Longacre, and William Barber; Reverse by James Barton
Diameter: ±17.9 millimeters
Silver - ±90%
Copper - ±10%
Weight: ±39 grains (±2.5 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the ribbon bow on the reverse
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
Proof 1891 Dimes were sold by the Mint as part of six-piece sets
consisting of the silver and minor coins in Proof (individual coins were not
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 11 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PRCA-66's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"An Index of the Coins
& Medals of The Cabinet of the Mint of the United States at
Philadelphia" by R.A. McClure, Curator, 1891