Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 10,600,000
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: $1.06 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1908 10C MS obverse 1908 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1908 Philadelphia Mint dimes are common across all grades through MS 64, with even gems being plentiful enough to supply the needs of advanced collectors. Though some pieces exhibit signs of die erosion, most are well struck and have good to excellent luster.

With its large mintage the 1908(P) dime is rich in varieties. Numerous MPD and RPD obverses are known, several of them bold enough to be of general interest beyond series specialists. The U. S. Mint evidently took note of these many blundered dies, as it began applying the date to all master dies with 1909's coinage, ending these classes of varieties forever.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/31/2015

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1908 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 3.40 4.25 5.00 7.50 23.00 60.00 67.00 75.00 85.00 130 150 225 360 635 1150 7500 - - -
$ 27.00 - 70.00 80.00 95.00 - 170 250 400 700 1750 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 332
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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10/27/1997 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0992, 992/Lot# 1319 $463.25
7/27/2002 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York, NY Signature Sale #296, 296/Lot# 7620 $718.75
9/10/2006 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1507 $2,070.00
7/12/2007 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 546 $977.50
5/28/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 7924 $207.00
2/9/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 857 $500.00
8/31/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 165047 $95.00
3/10/2015 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 1154 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base28415476102139159183212230258278311342401620110317072770518453935609
32456184114145167192218239264289321361474781130420613574525354650
000000167192218239264289321361474781130420613574525300
000000175202224248271300331381547942150524154379532300
1908 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base663741506715523728832036639542646353990015051886300937701103618537
6163844559618225429833537540543848865911011632226032626192135360
0000001822542983353754054384886591101163222603262619200
0000002092713093503854154505137791303175926343516861400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1707
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 1103
Owner: pulver set
 
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