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CAPPED BUST DIME MINTAGE

Variety 1 Wide Border

1809-1820

Capped-Bust-Dime-Value

Variety 2 Modified Design

1828-1837

Capeed-Bust-Dime-Value Variety-2

As with many early silver coins, most Capped Bust Dimes are weakly struck and do not have sharp details in certain areas. With similar graded coins compare to find better details. On the obverse, compare star centers, hair, and the drapery on shoulders and bust. On reverse, compare the horizontal lines on the upper part of shield. Capped Bust Dimes are readily available in lower grades and one is able to make a complete series collection. They do become rare when going to Mint State grades. Excellent eye appeal and full detail strike examples command high premium for Capped Bust Dime Values compared to average retail prices. Key Date for Capped Bust Dime is 1822.

Year & Mint Mintage Proof Mintage
1809 51,065 0
1811 65,180 0
1814 421,500 0
1820 942,587 est. 5
1821 1,186,512 est. 5
1822 100,000 est. 5
1823 440,000 est. 5
1824 510,000 est. 5
1825 see above est. 5
1827 1,215,000 est. 10
1828 125,000 est. 10
1829 770,000 est. 10
1830 510,000 est. 10
1831 771,350 est. 15
1832 522,500 est. 15
1833 485,000 est. 15
1834 635,000 est. 15
1835 1,410,000 est. 15
1836 1,190,000 est. 10
1837 359,500 est. 10