Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 650
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $2.00 (5/17/2021)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1909 10C PF obverse 1909 10C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

While a mintage of 650 proof dimes for 1909 is still small in absolute terms, it represented a noteworthy advance over 1907-08 sales. Eagerness to acquire the new Lincoln Cent is the likely reason for an uptick in proof sales. Were it not for the fact that the cent and nickel could be purchased separately, the number of proof dimes would have been much higher.

This date remains among the most plentiful of proof Barber Dimes, and gems are available in sufficient numbers to satisfy the demand from advanced collectors. Most 1909 proof dimes are fully brilliant, though some reveal light contrast on obverse and somewhat more distinct contrast on reverse.

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Last Updated: 1/31/2018

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1909 10C PF
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1909 10C PF CA
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 245
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/11/2021 1909 10C PF
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Base---------11131332693843213--225
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Total---------11131332703843233--228
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1909 10C PF CA
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Base--------------23645---20
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Total--------------236462--23
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 10C PF CA
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Base333333332954456639301013115214331776233526144361596090589810
333333310034551875295810591246154719622428319648946993930910301
00000031003455187529581059124615471962242831964894699300
00000031983955908419851106133916622149252137795427802500
1909 10C PF UC
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Base33333333372551768990107512211514187127653220423766801003610846
33333331264326238421018112413191633216929173559505177991030611388
000000312643262384210181124131916332169291735595051779900
000000324949169691610471172141617522467306838985866891700
1909 10C PF
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Base33333333205320620874949108813031634204823683126556378028476
333333370243420705899995116014131772215526213938630980278900
000000370243420705899995116014131772215526213938630900
00000031382825207899241042123115241910226128734751705600
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Grade: PF 68 CAMEO
Points: 6993
Owner: Simpson
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 5563
Owner: GAGE
 
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