Bust Dimes were made from 1796 to 1837. A Small Eagle reverse was used in 1796 and 1797.
Bust Dimes from 1809 to 1837 had a modified obverse and are known as Capped Bust Dimes.
A beautiful rich patina with hues of lavender, blue, gray and gold covers this well detailed, lustrous early dime. A gem for the grade with super eye appeal and no marks worthy of mention. Only 34,640 minted with just 10 grading higher at PCGS. A great collector coin!
JR-2. 4 Berries. Well worn but all 4 digits of the date are strong.
4 Berries. JR-2. Solid detail with nice silver-gray surfaces.
4 Berries. Well detailed with pleasing steel-gray surfaces.
4 Berries. Solid detail with steel-gray surfaces. Far scarcer than the price might suggest.
5 Berries. A well detailed example of this scarce early type.
JR-1. Well detailed with pleasing silver-gray surfaces.
Strong central detail with nice silver-gray surfaces. From the final year of this scarce 'type' with a mintage of 165,000.
The final date for this scarce early type. The central detail is bold and the two-toned surfaces display light silver-gray devices against charcoal fields.
Large O. Well detailed with nice light silver-gray surfaces.
CAC. JR-11. Nice problem-free surfaces with an attractive even steel-gray color.
JR-5. Medium 10c. Gunmetal gray surfaces with strong detail. This is a late die state example of the variety often offered as 1830/29. In this late die state little evidence of an overdate is present.
CAC Sharply struck with crisp silver-white luster and just a trace of toning at the rim.
Sharp even detail with very pleasing surfaces.