Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 731
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.26 (10/17/2019)
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: 4/15/2019

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1897 10C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 330 375 465 645 925 1450 1900 3900 11500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1050 1625 2200 5300 -
1897 10C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 700 1050 1600 2200 5400 14500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1250 - 2550 7050 -
1897 10C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2300 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

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

The chart showing 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1897 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------1-461519443434144--175
------------------2---2
---------------1------1
-----------------------
Total---------1-461519453434164--178
 ---------1 %-2 %3 %8 %11 %25 %19 %19 %9 %2 %-- 
1897 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------21101116153--58
------------------61--7
---------------11-1---3
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Total-------------21111216224--68
 -------------3 %1 %16 %18 %24 %32 %6 %-- 
1897 10C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------------11----2
-------------------1--1
-----------------------
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Total----------------11-1--3
 ----------------33 %33 %-33 %-- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/8/2007 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 193, 199/Lot# 5078 $518.65
9/19/2010 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1473 $1,265.00
2/20/2011 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Teletrade Auction 3017, 3017/Lot# 1380 $891.25
7/21/2013 PCGS PF 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 115839 $2,311.10
9/25/2013 PCGS PF 65   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 3616 $1,762.50
3/28/2014 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 5241 $1,175.00
2/26/2015 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1218/Lot# 3597 $881.25
2/22/2018 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2018 February 22 - 26 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1272/Lot# 7579 $1,080.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 10C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332513865516487318099491264219325783447556385153
33333338529644158367575785510541573232128674152654785150
00000038529644158367575785510541573232128674152654700
000000316834149661570378390211591883244931574857753100
1897 10C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333336500701817915100711731538260330394016637096163
3333333114390567739849945106212941893274833644800745296160
0000003114390567739849945106212941893274833644800745200
0000003225445634778882976111714162248289336905585853400
1897 10C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332053204665516246958201103194923023103507178393
3333333702433684945756477369141385206625693759599378390
0000003702433684945756477369141385206625693759599300
000000313728141752259967177810081667218428364415691600
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Grade: PF 68 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 7452
Owner: Simpson
 
Grade: PF 66
Points: 2302
Owner: Toxikon Coin
 
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