Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: New Orleans
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.68 (9/28/2020)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1905 O MICRO O 10C MS obverse 1905 O MICRO O 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The mintmark punch intended for quarter dollars was applied to a single dime reverse die. As the space for mintmarks on quarters is much smaller than that available to dimes, the result is a what seems a Micro O on the dime. This die is known paired with two different obverses, so it was used to make a fair number of pieces. While thus not rare, the Micro O variety is extremely popular, due to its very obvious nature.

Circulated examples are only moderately scarce, but Mint State survivors are quite rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/4/2020

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1905 O MICRO O 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 75.00 120 240 585 885 1100 1250 1550 2500 2800 3500 3800 6000 7500 11500 18500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 54
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 40
High Grade: 64

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1905 O MICRO O 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base3637174111-411113------54
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Total3637174111-411113------54
 6%11%6%13%31%7%2%2%2%-7%2%2%2%2%6%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 O MICRO O 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1512884237051252159416191799192823882754291032383730424645655747657471387529818610498
197333517887136616021679184220812510280630193402390243524959602367627268774889570
0000001679184220812510280630193402390243524959602367627268774800
0000001739188522352632285831293566407444595353629869507399796700
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 1619
Owner: The Wilson Collection
 
Grade: VF Details
Points: 626
Owner: Two B's Coins
 
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