Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,702,507
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.22 (2/29/2020)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1898 S 10C MS obverse 1898 S 10C MS reverse
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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: 2/28/2020

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1898 S 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 28.00 45.00 95.00 100.00 130 145 245 340 455 550 780 1350 2175 3000 5500 28000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 875 1500 2350 3650 7750 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 81
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66

The chart showing G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/25/2020 1898 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-3241115127625107653----80
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Total-3241115127625107653----80
 -4%3%5%14%1%6%1%3%9%8%3%6%13%9%8%6%4%---- 
1898 S 10C MS PL
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Base--------------1-------1
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Total--------------1-------1
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 S 10C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67891231632122723113484975847017741051127816442469304741906153103201066811024
74100136179232285323397526623725866112614001919266134284844754210436107860
00000032339752662372586611261400191926613428484475421043600
00000033544755566274995812021522219428543809549889311055200
1898 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9451151833513663954504897158911073120614832124249532384187775699811032010668
21681382393563764134635647749521117129816972248274335545377849810094104360
000000413463564774952111712981697224827433554537784981009400
0000004324766408321012116213911910237129903871656692391020700
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Grade: VF 30
Points: 351
Owner: Roberts_NGCs
 
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