Gerry Fortin One Per Date Seated Dime Collection





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DIMES - SEATED LIBERTY
Item Description: 10C 1868
Full Grade: PCGS MS 65
Owner: Gerry Fortin

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: The Gerry Fortin Collection of Liberty Seated Dimes   Score: 3902
Gerry Fortin Collection 1860 - 1891   Score: 3902
Gerry Fortin One Per Date Seated Dime Collection   Score: 3902
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

1868 Philadelphia

Mintage: 464,600
Obverse Dies: 12 Known

The 1868 Philadelphia date has been full of surprises. The twelve known obverse dies are extremely high given a moderate mintage of 464,600 pieces. It could be speculated that the Philadelphia mint planned to significantly increase Seated dime production in 1868 after the low mintage years of 1863 through 1867. Many die pairs were produced but saw limited usage as evidenced by the striking quality of 1868 dimes and the complete lack of late die state or cracked dies.

Plate Coin: Fortin 112, Wonderful Gem Example, Hints of Obverse Toning, Reverse Untoned

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