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 January 28, 2024

Photo Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Draped Bust
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Capped Bust
Capped Bust  1821 1821
Large Date
VF35
PCGS
42813589
JR-4
Choice $415 Choice Original.. Consignor Pricing Reduciton. The GFRC Community auction sale contains a single Capped Bust dime that deserves its CAC green bean. This 1821 Large Date specimen features olive-gray surfaces which are compliment by peripheral orange gold. Well preserved with steely fields that provide pleasing reflectance during angled lighting review. Unquestionable originality is certain to delight the winner bidder for years to come. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.1 (2020-2022) holder with fresh CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1821 1821
Large Date
VF30
PCGS
36662993
JR-4
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
F15
PCGS
30709261
JR-5
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
VF25
NGC
2064143052
JR-5
Choice HOLD
$360
Better 1827 Die Pairing, Crusty Coin Gray Patina, CAC Approved. This 1827 JR-3 Capped Bust dime offering is another case where the GFRC photography has hit a home run. My images accurately capture the crusty coin gray patina and choice surfaces. JR-5 is a scarce variety that is difficult to locate above VF30. Guaranteed to entertain those pursuing the series while on a limited budget. Housed in new large font NGC holder with CAC approval.
Capped Bust  1827 1827
Flat Top 1
F12
PCGS
31995798
JR-2
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
VF35
PCGS
35731358
JR-7
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  1830/29 1830/29
EF45 PCGS
81791693
JR-4
Choice HOLD
$525
New March 28! Popular Overdate, Olive Gray-Gold Patina, Choice Surfaces, Excellent Strike. The 1830/29 JR-4 die variety has been separately broken out in modern price guides due to the popularity of overdates. Most notable is the elevated 8 digit in the date with bold repunching at the lower right loop. This digit is higher than the surrounding digits. This new acquisition was taken in trade at the Spring Baltimore. A well preserved example with steely fields covered with olive gray-gold patina that is consistent on both sides. Surfaces are pristine with a bold strike other than the upper left facing eagle wing. Hints of mint frost can be detected in the legend lettering. A quality example of a popular overdate. Housed in PCGS Gen 6.0 (2015-2020) holder with JR-4 and FS-301 attribution on the label.
Capped Bust  1831 1831
Counterstamped
F12 NGC
4475324001
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
AU55 PCGS
34870461
JR-6
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
MS62 NGC
4738869007
JR-5
Choice $1325 Old Time Eye Appeal, Steely-Frosted Luster, Hammered Strike, Osprey Collection. GFRC images accurately capture the presentation and eye appeal of this 1835 JR-5 Capped Bust dime. Speckled deep gray toning is readily evident along with light golden background hues. Overall strike is hammered with deeply impressed hair curls and stars along with eagle claws and feathers. A 10x review found pristine surfaces. Why the MS62 grade? The luster is consistent with that certified grade level. Perfect for a type set or whatever reason for purchasing. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Capped Bust  1835 1835
EF40
NGC
2106462025
JR-1
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
AU55 NGC
4061050003
JR-1
Original $700 Near-Choice Original, City by The Bay Collection.. 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.