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 14 grading higher at PCGS. A great collector coin!
A pleasing example of this scarce early dime with solid detail for the grade and nice dove-gray surfaces. Only 10,975 minted.
JR-2. 4 Berries. Well worn but the major details and all 4 digits of the date are strong.
CAC. 4 Berries. Nice detail with very attractive two-toned gray surfaces.
4 Berries. Well detailed with pleasing steel-gray surfaces.
4 Berries. Solid detail with steel-gray surfaces. A nice collector coin as we rarely find problem-free examples of this 'type' in middle grades.
5 Berries. A well detailed example of this scarce early type.
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.
CAC. Well detailed with exceptionally nice surfaces.
Large Date. JR-6.
Large E's. Problem-free with strong detail and nice battleship-gray surfaces.
CAC. Sharply struck with crisp silver-white luster and just a trace of toning at the rim.
Strong detail and problem-free.
CAC. Extremely well struck and blanketed with thick silver-white luster. Just a touch of russet is sprinkled mainly at the borders to attest to the originality of this beautiful early dime. The eye appeal is exceptional!