Draped and Capped Bust Dimes

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Capped Bust attributions and rarity rating assignments are according to "Early United States Dimes 1796 - 1837" by Davis, Logan, Lovejoy, McCloskey and Subjack.

There are 10 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on June 21, 2024

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Draped Bust
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Capped Bust
Capped Bust  1809 1809

Choice HOLD
New June 21! First Year John Reich Design Issue, Circulatd Cameo Eye Appeal, Near-Gem Original. 1809 brought the release of the new John Reich obverse and reverse designs with only 51,065 struck. This mintage figure includes 6,355 piece released during the second half of 1810 as no dimes were struck that year. The 1809 issue is very scarce with an R4 rarity rating as a date. Natural gray patina is darker in the fields leading to a circulated cameo visual experience. Surfaces are strictly original and well preserved. CAC has stickered 39 examples in all grades with this lone piece being the only example housed in new CAC Grading holder and graded consistent with CAC approval standards. Most premium survivors will be found in the Fine and VF grades.
Capped Bust  1814 1814
Choice $1700 New June 21! Popular STATESOFAMERICA Variety, Circulated Cameo Eye Appeal, Beautifully Preserved. The 1814 Capped Bust dime date features three major varieties including the Large Date, Small Date, and STATESOFAMERICA as one word. CAC has only stickered 22 in all grades with this new offering as the lone piece housed in new CAC Grading holder and graded consistent with CAC approval standards. GFRC images accurately illustrate the darker olive-gray fields that nicely contrast with the much lighter devices. A careful 10x review revealed no abrasions or marks as the surfaces are surprisingly pristine given the time in circulation. Under a bright light, the fields present a steely appearance. This Summer Baltimore new purchase looks much better in-hand than on the images.
Capped Bust  1820 1820
Large 0
Choice $535 New June 1! Better Die Pairing, Large 0, Notched Stars, CAC Approval. So what are "notched stars" for the 1820 Capped Bust dime date? Notched stars have a die punch defect on the outer star point facing the denticles. This JR-6 example also brings an R3 rarity rating and thick gray encrusted surfaces. A fully choice piece at the assigned grade that will please fans of strict originality. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder with CAC approval. A fresh GFRC buyback.
Capped Bust  1821 1821
Large Date
Choice $440 Near-Gem at Grade, Crusty Coin Gray, Steely Fields, Unabraded. The Philadelphia mint struck a total of 1,186,512 dimes during 1821 with 8 obverse and reverse dies. Six of the ten known die pairings are common while the others are rare. This JR-4 example falls in the available category making it affordable. Worthy of a near-gem quality rating as this piece is entirely unabraded along with exhibiting steely fields and a natural coin gray crust. Dirt fills the loops of the 8 digit along with the reverse vertical shield lines. A premium example that is certain to please the selective collector. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1821 1821
Large Date
Choice $315 Large Date, Near-Gem at Grade. This 1821 JR-5 dime does not warrant a long description as the images provide everything one needs to know about this offering. Surfaces are evenly worn and nicely preserved with a natural coin gray patina. Surfaces are well preserved considering the amount of time in circulation. The circulated eye appeal is certainly satisfying. CAC green bean approval provides further validation of the premier quality. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1827 1827
Flat Top 1
Choice $550 Scarce Redbook Variety, Partial Circulated Cameo Presentation, Natural Coin Gray. GFRC Client Buyback. 1827 JR-2 is a rare die variety is that is difficult to locate in any condition with most survivors found at the VG level. This variety is separately listed in the Redbook at Flat Top 1 with a substantial premium over the other common varieties. The die pairing is found with a well struck obverse and weakly struck reverse including denticles. This new example is toned natural gray with partial circulated cameo eye appeal on the obverse. The reverse struck is weak at the center and has a "dished like" appearance at the denticles. A few ancient lines are present on the obverse but more than consistent with the assigned grade. Housed in PCGS Gen 5.0 (2015) Dupont hologram holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1829 1829
Small 10C
Choice $295 Small 10C, Crusty Olive-Gray, Superb Preservation. "Crusty" is the operative word for this strictly original 1829 JR-7 dime. Though the patina is quite thick, bright light exposure reveals steely fields and hints of remaining luster. Coloration is a gun metal bluish-gray in the fields while the peripheries have olive-gold shades. Pristine fields are entirely unabraded. This is a lot of coin at the offer price. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1831 1831
Brunk E-259
Original $325 EXTRA Reverse Counterstamp, Original Gray Patina, Accurately Graded, Quality Capped Bust Exunomia. Original preservation state with thick gray patina. The letters EXTRA have been deeply punched into the reverse resulting in obverse metal deformation and excessive wear across the obverse. Housed in new large font NGC holder. A quality exunomina offering from a New England dealer.
Capped Bust  1834 1834
Large 4
Choice $675 Frosted Luster, Wicked Good Strike, Near-Gem, Thinning the Herd Collection. This near-gem 1834 JR-6 dime screams originality along with having a wicked good strike. Yes indeed, this piece is a looker that promptly captured my attention. We kick-off with frosted/steely obverse fields with their silver glow under angled lighting. That same glow is a bit more intense on the reverse due to less toning. Strike is hammered resulting in pointed stars and all motifs being in high relief. Accurately graded and housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder. I believe this piece has been submitted to CAC, but with or without the green bean, the overall quality and presentation is the same.
Capped Bust  1835 1835
Choice $350 Mottled Rose Toning, Residual Steely Luster, Bold Strike. Placing this 1835 JR-1 dime under angled lighting exposes pretty steely luster including residual mint frost surrounding the stars and legend. Unfortunately, GFRC images only capture the in-hand rose mottled toning but not the luster. Therefore, please trust my eyes if considering a purchase. Strike is fully executed though there is wear on the high points, but then again, this is an accurately graded EF40. CAC has only approved 9 at the certified grade. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1836 1836
Original $615 Near-Choice Original, City by The Bay Collection.. Consignor Price Reduction. Deep color fills the rims of this late-date Bust dime, contrasting with silver-shaded devices. Most of the protected areas exhibit more intense toning, while high points are lighter. JR-1, with star 13 nearly touching the curl. Three JR varieties exist for this year, with the JR-1 and JR-3 being slightly more challenging than the JR-2. A few field lines in the left obverse field are noted. NGC has graded 366 pieces total, with 20 examples in AU55 and 167 coins finer. The NGC price guide is $650 in AU55. Housed in a NGC Gen 17 (2004-2008) holder. PCGS #4528.