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SERIES: Capped Bust Half Dimes 1829-1837
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1836 H10C Large 5C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS67+

Large 5 C. vs Small 5 C.

PCGS MS66+
PCGS #:
4287
Diameter:
15.90 millimeters
Designer:
William Kneass
Weight:
1.35 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,900,000
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Auction Record:
$10,340 • MS65 • 5-20-1996 • Bowers & Merena
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 1,000 R-5.0 7 / 14 7 / 14
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 7 / 14 7 / 14
65 or Better 35 R-8.8 6 / 14 6 / 14
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 estimated grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

Simpson Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries, sold privately in 3/2000 - Foxfire Collection (Claude E. Davis, MD), sold privately (as an entire collection) on 10/5/2004 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2015:1031, $9,400

3 MS66 PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 estimated grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

Simpson Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries, sold privately in 3/2000 - Foxfire Collection (Claude E. Davis, MD), sold privately (as an entire collection) on 10/5/2004 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2015:1031, $9,400

3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade  
7 MS65 PCGS grade  
7 MS65 PCGS grade  
7 MS65 PCGS grade  
7 MS65 PCGS grade  
Gordon Wrubel: Quickfinder Notes: The 5 on the Large 5C variety has Long Curving Top and is the SAME SIZE as the C. The Small 5C variety has a Short Triangular Top 5 that is SMALLER than the C. The Large 5C variety is more common by a factor of three in all grades, but is twice as rare in top condition (66 or better). The highest graded, currently, is MS-67. The Small 5C variety boasts a MS -68 example.