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The Dime, ancient U.S. coin 1796

Authorized to be coined, Act of April 2, 1792. Weight, 41.6 grains; fineness, 892.4. Weight changed, Act of January 18, 1837, to 41 1/4 grains. Fineness changed, Act of January 18, 1837, to 900. Weight changed, Act of February 21, 1853, to 38.4 grains. Weight changed, Act of February 12, 1873, to 2 1/2 grammes, or 38.58 grains.

Rare early coins of the U.S. mint

1796. Same type as the No. 2 dollar of 1795; size 13; fifteen stars.
1797. No. 1. Same, with sixteen stars on the obverse. No. 2. Same, with thirteen stars on the obverse.
1798. No. 1. Same type as No. 3 dollar of 1798, with sixteen stars. No 2. With thirteen stars on the obverse.
1799. None issued.
1800 to 1805, inclusive. Same as No. 3 of 1798.
1806. None issued.
1807. Same as No. 2 of 1798.
1808. None issued.
1809. Same type as No. 2 half-dollar of 1807; size, 12.
1810. None issued.
1811. Same as 1809.
1812 to 1813, inclusive. None issued.
1814. Same as 1809.
1815 to 1819, inclusive. None issued.
1820 to 1825, inclusive. Same as 1809.
1826. None issued.
1827 to 1836, inclusive. Same as 1809.
1837. No. 1. Same as 1809. No. 2. Obverse: Liberty seated. No stars.

Reverse: "ONE DIME" within a wreath of laurel. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." Size, 11.
1838. No. 1. Same as No. 2 of 1837. No. 2. Same, with thirteen stars.
1839 to 1852, inclusive. Same as No. 2 of 1838.
1853. No. 1. Same. No. 2. Same, with an arrow head on each side of the date.
1854 and 1855. Same as No. 2 of 1853.
1856 to 1859, inclusive. Same, without arrow heads.
1860 to 1872, inclusive. Obverse: Same, with "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" instead of stars.

Reverse: "ONE DIME" within a wreath of corn, wheat, cotton, and tobacco.
1873. No. 1. Same. No. 2. Same, with an arrow head on each side of the date.
1874. Same as No. 2 of 1873.
1875. Same, without arrow heads.