Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 2,100,000
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.66 (9/25/2020)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1914 S 10C MS obverse 1914 S 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Despite its low mintage, the 1914-S dime is not rare. It's likely that a roll or two was saved at the time, as this practice became more common among collectors/speculators after the turn of the century. Mint State survivors are scarce only at the gem level (MS 65 and higher), and most MS coins are well struck and display excellent luster that may be semi-prooflike.

Worn examples are known across many grades. When the first coin collecting boards appeared in 1935, there were still many post-1900 Barber Dimes circulating, and these were thus preserved for posterity in far greater numbers than earlier issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/25/2020

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1914 S 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 4.30 10.00 15.00 30.00 55.00 80.00 90.00 100.00 120 135 150 175 275 445 965 1945 10650 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 185
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, 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, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1914 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base53-4726-2913-112131412082---185
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Total53-4726-2913-112131412092---186
 3%2%-2%4%1%3%-1%5%7%-6%11%17%22%11%5%1%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 S 10C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4154761021391832122413013393924264895536631067153122333496632465676816
4561841141531922212613133564034475105897971221176526544438640566500
0000002212613133564034475105897971221176526544438640500
0000002312813263744144685316269321376199930755381648600
1914 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base62032501512202722953363664234635025638561239182524955563608963246567
112438841742372803093463854364765226619841434204835185738616764050
0000002803093463854364765226619841434204835185738616700
00000028732235640445048954375811111630227245405914624600
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 563
Owner: Cellgazer
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 563
Owner: TRT
 
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