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Indian Cents on Dime Planchets

Indian Cents struck on silver dime planchets were often offered as patterns in early, circa 1900, auction sales.

Note that the planchet, beside being silver, is too small to house the entire periphery of the indian cent design.

The following examples are known or reported:

1863 ex Kagin 6/68 lot 718, 77 ANA lot 4479, B/R 6/78 lot 1379 at $450

1864-L (AW-467) reported by Taxay from Adams & Woodin (dubious)

1868 reported by Taxay

1869 (AW-825) ex Woodin, Brenner-1914 ANS, Olsen, Federal Brand 5/59 lot 2196 - later to Superior 9/98 lot 829 ANACS net AU50 at $5750, Tony Terranova, Mike Byers, Heritage 1/12 at $25,300- PCGSAU55 cleaned long ago, illustrated above. Supposedly unique but the piece imaged above does not appear to match the Adams & Woodin plate.

1883 over a struck dime, reported by Taxay

1893 reported by Taxay

1899 overstruck on an 1899 barber dime ex Byers in 1975, stolen from Mark Lighterman in 2001 and recovered in 2009 - NGCAU53

1900 ex 1900 Kagin 9/67 lot 375, 77 ANA lot 4484, HIM 11/82 at $2,600, Xan Chamberlain NGC66 25% off-center and double struck

1903 over a struck dime, reported by Taxay

1905 listed as stolen from Mark Lighterman

1906 Heritage 4/13 at $19,681 - NGCXF45 illustrated in 100 Greatest Mint Errors book.

1908 Earle (H Chapman 1912) lot 2262

One with a piece of copper struck into the head was stolen from Mark Lighterman in 2001 and recovered in 2009 grades XF with horizontal scratch left to top of O in One on reverse.

1909 1) Cohen-Halpern FPL, Weinberg PCGSAU58

2) overstruck on a 1906 dime, Heritage 9/06 at $37,375, Nick Brown-StacksBowers 3/13 (not sold), StacksBowers 8/13 ANA NGC65, illustrated in 100 Greatest Mint Errors book.

Photo courtesy of Heritage.