Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,339,940
Catalog: KM-113
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.50 Grams
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.05 (8/3/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1893 10C MS obverse 1893 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A mintage of more than three million pieces was generous for the year 1893, yet it would come to look quite modest just a few years later. Despite the fact that numerous die pairs were required, no varieties have yet surfaced.

Lacking first-year-of-issue status, the survival of 1893(P) dimes in Mint State was a matter of chance. This date is certainly not rare, and a fair number of gems have been certified. Only a small handful are known in the upper grades.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/27/2015

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1893 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 7.00 12.00 20.00 28.00 50.00 77.00 85.00 90.00 135 185 220 240 385 1050 2150 9500 - - -
$ 55.00 - - 100.00 145 205 235 290 550 1150 2850 15275 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 294
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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12/3/1997 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1003, 1003/Lot# 1278 $141.70
2/19/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 127, 132/Lot# 575 $138.00
10/16/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131143/Lot# 29181 $132.25
5/19/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20123 $85.78
7/27/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/27/2014, 201/Lot# 209639 $198.00
5/24/2015 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131522/Lot# 21164 $176.25
5/31/2015 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131523/Lot# 23279 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base32456385115155179201265304360395415437477631136920173194585360826318
36517095128163186222278322371401422450528877158524094080592961600
000000186222278322371401422450528877158524094080592900
0000001932432913413834084294635791123180128014966600500
1893 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base663741506715523728832036639542646353990015051886300937701103618537
6163844559618225429833537540543848865911011632226032626192135360
0000001822542983353754054384886591101163222603262619200
0000002092713093503854154505137791303175926343516861400
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 1369
Owner: Jason Colinger
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 631
Owner: Clay
 
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