Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,702,507
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: $1.08 (8/1/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 S 10C MS obverse 1898 S 10C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Most 1898-S dimes were well made, with sharp strikes and good luster, sometimes with prooflike fields. Mint State survivors are very scarce, yet gems comprise a higher than usual percentage of these coins.

XF-AU examples are more often seen than for earlier S-Mint dimes, though most have been cleaned. These were mostly coins that had been shipped to The Philippines following American control of the islands at the end of the Spanish-American War. They circulated for just a few years before being supplanted by a new series of coins unique to The Philippines.

Both RPD and MPD varieties are known for the 1898-S dime, but these have attracted little interest.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/28/2015

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1898 S 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 8.00 16.00 30.00 55.00 90.00 155 185 285 360 500 800 1350 2250 3450 9500 30000 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 63
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/21/2009 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 412, 418/Lot# 7412 $460.00
4/28/2010 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139, 1139/Lot# 8019 $488.75
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(2), 1158/Lot# 3629 $1,840.00
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24443 $271.43
6/2/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 110660 $253.00
6/17/2013 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3435, 3435/Lot# 1377 $300.00
7/11/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7632 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base598111114719425128532046154465772599012061558235229104016592299811032010668
6691123162213262296367488581679813106213231822253832784651727510094104360
00000029636748858167981310621323182225383278465172751009400
00000030841451661970290111341440208727243647528686281020700
1898 S 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67891231632122723113484975847017741051127816442469304741906153103201066811024
74100136179232285323397526623725866112614001919266134284844754210436107860
00000032339752662372586611261400191926613428484475421043600
00000033544755566274995812021522219428543809549889311055200
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