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Capped Bust (1809 - 1837)

Capped Bust (1809 - 1837)
1809 - 1828 | 1828 - 1837

Variety 1 - Wide Border (1809 - 1828)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1809 - 1827
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 2.700 grams
    Diameter:18.8 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.8924 silver, 0.1076 copper
    Edge: reeded

Variety 2 - Modified Design (1828 - 1837)

New Mint equipment was used to make the Small Date 1828 dimes and subsequent issues. Unlike earlier coinage, these have beaded borders and a uniform diameter. Large Date has curl base knob 2; Small Date has square base knob 2.

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1828 - 1836
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 2.700 grams
    Diameter:18.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.8924 silver, 0.1076 copper
    Edge: reeded
  • Design Years: 1837
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 2.670 grams
    Diameter:18.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 silver, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • G-4 Good. Good. Date, letters, and stars discernible. Bust outlined, no details.
  • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good. Legends and date plain. Some letters in LIBERTY visible.
  • F-12 Fine. Fine. Clear LIBERTY. Ear and shoulder clasp visible. Part of rim visible on both sides.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. LIBERTY distinct. Full rim. Ear and clasp plain and distinct.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. LIBERTY sharp. Ear distinct. Hair above eye well defined.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster present.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
  • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
  • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • 1809

    1809

    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1809
    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1809
  • 51,065
  • 200
  • 1814
  • 421,500
    • 1820
    • 942,587
      • 1821
      • 1,186,512
        • 1822

          1822

          Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1822
          Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1822
        • 100,000
        • 1,200
        • 1823, 3 Over 2
        • 440,000
          • 1824
          • 100,000
            • 1827
            • 1,215,000
              • Description
              • Mintage
              • G-4 Good. Good. Date, letters, and stars discernible. Bust outlined, no details.
              • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good. Legends and date plain. Some letters in LIBERTY visible.
              • F-12 Fine. Fine. Clear LIBERTY. Ear and shoulder clasp visible. Part of rim visible on both sides.
              • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. LIBERTY distinct. Full rim. Ear and clasp plain and distinct.
              • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. LIBERTY sharp. Ear distinct. Hair above eye well defined.
              • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster present.
              • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
              • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
              • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
              • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
              • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
              • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
              • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof.
              • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
              • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
              • 1829
              • 770,000
                • 1830
                • 510,000
                  • 1831

                    1831

                    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1831
                    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1831
                  • 510,000
                  • 35
                  • 1832

                    1832

                    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1832
                    Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1832
                  • 510,000
                  • 35
                  • 1833
                  • 485,000
                    • 1834
                    • 635,000
                      • 1835

                        1835

                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1835
                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1835
                      • 1,410,000
                      • 35
                      • 1836

                        1836

                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1836
                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1836
                      • 1,190,000
                      • 35
                      • 1837

                        1837

                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1837
                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1837
                      • 359,500
                      • 35
                      • Description
                      • Mintage
                      • G-4
                      • VG-8
                      • F-12
                      • VF-20
                      • EF-40
                      • AU-50
                      • MS-60
                      • MS-62
                      • MS-63
                      • MS-64
                      • MS-65
                      • PF-60
                      • PF-63
                      • PF-64
                      • PF-65
                      • 1809

                        1809

                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1809
                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1809
                      • 51,065
                      • 200
                      • 1814
                      • 421,500
                        • 1820
                        • 942,587
                          • 1821
                          • 1,186,512
                            • 1822

                              1822

                              Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1822
                              Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1822
                            • 100,000
                            • 1,200
                            • 1823, 3 Over 2
                            • 440,000
                              • 1824
                              • 100,000
                                • 1827
                                • 1,215,000
                                  • 1829
                                  • 770,000
                                    • 1830
                                    • 510,000
                                      • 1831

                                        1831

                                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1831
                                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1831
                                      • 510,000
                                      • 35
                                      • 1832

                                        1832

                                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1832
                                        Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1832
                                      • 510,000
                                      • 35
                                      • 1833
                                      • 485,000
                                        • 1834
                                        • 635,000
                                          • 1835

                                            1835

                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1835
                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1835
                                          • 1,410,000
                                          • 35
                                          • 1836

                                            1836

                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1836
                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1836
                                          • 1,190,000
                                          • 35
                                          • 1837

                                            1837

                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1837
                                            Dimes Capped Bust (1809 - 1837) 1837
                                          • 359,500
                                          • 35
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