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.
Sharp detail and lustrous mostly white surfaces with a faint touch of gold peripheral toning. Very nearly mint state and very attractive. From the first year dimes were produced at the U. S. Mint.
CAC. Outstanding for the grade with pleasing medium two-tone gray surfaces and strong, even detail. Marks are minimal and the eye appeal is excellent on this scarce, first-year United States dime!
JR-1. Well struck and lustrous with a beautiful blend of iridescent turquoise, russet-gold, and dove-gray toning. A very attractive example of this early 'type'.
Well detailed and lustrous with rich silver-gray surfaces and interesting die clashing on the obverse.
JR-1. Just 65,180 minted which is the second lowest for the type and well below the mintages of common dates which topped a million coins.
AU Details - Cleaning. Large O.
Lustrous and original with a cream-white core surrounded by light toning. A beautiful early dime that is housed in an old green label holder.
Rich silver-gray surfaces with a subtle blend of ruby and green hues. Well struck and lustrous.
Sharply struck with lustrous surfaces that display beautiful iridescent gold, turquoise, and lavender-gray toning.