Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 731
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: $1.20 (5/6/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1897 10C PF obverse 1897 10C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The superior quality of U. S. Mint proofs that began in 1896 carried into this year, and some degree of Cameo contrast is more the norm than the exception for 1897 proofs. On richly toned coins, however, this may not be evident. Ultra Cameo pieces are rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/17/2014

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1897 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 390 450 645 950 1600 2100 4350 11500 - -
$ - - - - - 420 490 690 1015 1775 2300 5500 -
1897 10C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 685 1000 1775 2400 5500 14500 - -
$ - - - - - - - 750 1500 1950 2750 7050 -
1897 10C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2200 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 2600 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 235
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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7/5/2006 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 685 $1,380.00
2/13/2011 PCGS PF 62   Cameo Teletrade Auction 3013, 3013/Lot# 1309 $632.50
1/29/2012 PCGS PF 62   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 676 $402.50
2/2/2012 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1167/Lot# 8012 $747.50
7/12/2012 PCGS PF 65   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1172/Lot# 3473 $1,840.00
7/21/2013 PCGS PF 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 115839 $2,311.10
12/8/2013 PCGS PF 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 553 $875.00
3/28/2014 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 5241 $1,175.00
8/5/2014 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1208/Lot# 3507 $7,637.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332053204665516246958201103194923023103507178393
3333333702433684945756477369141385206625693759599378390
0000003702433684945756477369141385206625693759599300
000000313728141752259967177810081667218428364415691600
1897 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332513865516487318099491264219325783447556385153
33333338529644158367575785510541573232128674152654785150
00000038529644158367575785510541573232128674152654700
000000316834149661570378390211591883244931574857753100
1897 10C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333336500701817915100711731538260330394016637096163
3333333114390567739849945106212941893274833644800745296160
0000003114390567739849945106212941893274833644800745200
0000003225445634778882976111714162248289336905585853400
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Grade: PF 68 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 7452
Owner: Simpson
 
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