100 Top Liberty Seated Dime Varieties
Top 100 #3 1838-O Fortin 101

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DIMES - SEATED LIBERTY
Item Description: 10C 1838 O
Full Grade: PCGS MS 64
Owner: Gerry Fortin

Owner Comments:

1838 New Orleans

Mintage:489,064
Obverse Dies: 1 Known

There are two known die pairings for 1838 New Orleans coinage. Both die pairings employ the same obverse die. The initial 30 specimens of 1838-O dimes were struck on May 7-8, 1838. An additional 367,434 of Ahwash 1 were struck between June and July 1838. The final group (Ahwash 2) was struck in January 1839.

Plate Coin: Fortin 101, Ahwash 1, Repunched O/O, Consistent Medium Golden and Bronze Toning on Obverse and Reverse, Flawless Surfaces, Originally Holdered As ICG65, CoinFacts Plate Coin for 1838-O date.

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