10 Cents "Liberty Cap Dime" 2nd variety

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1828-1837
Value 1 Dime = 10 Cents (0.1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.8924) (.1076 copper)
Weight 2.7 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
21828
References KM# 48
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Liberty cap head left, 13 stars around

Script: Latin

Lettering: 1833

Designer: John Reich

Reverse

Eagles with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E. PLURIBUS UNUM
10 C.

Engraver: John Reich

Designer: John Reich

Edge

Reeded

Mint

United States Mint of Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 41³∕₅ grains and the silver content was 37¹∕₈ grains, hence the unusual .8924 fineness.
1828

1829

1830

1833

1834

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1828  3% small date, mintage included with KM# 42 1828
1829  770 000 4% curled base of "2"
1829  3% large "10C"
1829  3% medium "10C"
1829  3% small "10C"
1829  0.5% x-large "10C"
1830  510 000 $ 34 8% large "10C"
1830  2% overdate 30/29
1830  3% small "10C"
1831  771 350 $ 32 $ 35 $ 39 12%
1832  522 500 $ 27 $ 37 $ 51 $ 66 12%
1833  485 000 $ 10 15%
1833  3% high final "3"
1834  635 000 $ 32 $ 48 17% large "4"
1834  $ 13 7% small "4"
1835  1 410 000 $ 18 $ 25 $ 35 31%
1836  1 190 000 $ 5.70 $ 25 15%
1837  359 500 $ 17 $ 37 $ 64 $ 90 9%

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