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United States Coinage: Dimes

Early Dimes: 1796-1837


United States of America, Dime, Capped Bust, 1820, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded edge
19mm, 2.67g, .8924 Silver, 0.0774 oz ASW
Mintage: 942,587
Ex Scott Roberts, June 1989

Consignor grade: EF, lightly cleaned, attractive toning


United States of America, Dime, Capped Bust, 1829, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded edge
18.5mm, 2.70g, .8924 Silver, 0.0774 oz ASW
Mintage: 770,000
Ex Scott Roberts, December 1988

Consignor grade: EF, attractive toning


United States of America, Dime, Capped Bust, 1831, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded edge
19mm, 2.58g, .8924 Silver, 0.0774 oz ASW
Mintage: 771,350
Ex Scott Roberts, May 1988

Consignor grade: EF, lightly cleaned, attractive toning

Seated Liberty: 1837-1891


United States of America, Dime, Seated Liberty, 1853, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded edge
18mm, 2.48g, .9000 Silver, 0.0720 oz ASW
Mintage: 12,078,010
Ex Scott Roberts, April 1988
Note: The arrows next to the date was indicative of the weight reduction from .0773 ounces ASW to .0721 ounces)

Consignor grade: AU, slight toning


United States of America, Dime, Seated Liberty, 1869-S, San Francisco Mint
Reeded edge
18mm, 2.48g, .9000 Silver, 0.0720 oz ASW
Mintage: 450,000
Ex Scott Roberts, January 1987

Consignor grade: AU, lightly cleaned, slight toning