Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1869 SIL. / NIC. / COP. Dime in Copper
    Judd-717, PR64 Brown

    1869 10C Dime, Judd-717, Pollock-797, Low R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse shows the regular design for the year, save for the date, while the reverse is inscribed SIL. / NIC. / COP. with the date curling upward in the exergue. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Research by David Cassel suggests the alloy listed on the reverse was devised by French chemist and metallurgist Montchal Ruolz. This example is struck in copper -- one of a half dozen examples believed extant in that metal. Both sides show considerable brick-red color, although the surfaces are primarily copper-brown with vibrant magenta accents. Scattered carbon spots and bold strike doubling on the obverse are good pedigree markers.
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 60943)

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    17th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 185

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Sep 17, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2021 June 24 - 25 HKINF World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Had we endeavored to sell it without your support, it would have taken us at least 10 lifetimes, i.e. it would have been impossible.
    Melinda L.,
    Greenville, SC
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search