Both Capped Bust and Seated Liberty half dimes were minted in 1837..
The series is divided into several subtypes. VERY BEAUTIFUL COLORS, 1947-S ROOSEVELT 10c MS68 FANTASTIC BEAUTIFUL TONING.
54,757 half dimes of this design were minted. This design stayed in place through the end of the series. The introduction of the copper-nickel three and five-cent pieces made the silver coins of the same denomination redundant, and both silver denominations were discontinued in 1873. Our ever growing US Dimes inventory is loaded with early Mercury Dimes, Liberty Dimes & Modern Day Proof & Uncirculated Roosevelt Dimes. , The Flowing Hair half dime was designed by Robert Scot and this same design was also used for half dollar and dollar silver coins minted during the same period. This denomination was authorized under the Act of April 2, 1792, which established the US Mint and coinage. The first official US dimes were struck by the mint in 1796 and, for more than 220 years, they have remained a staple in American commerce! Silver dimes were issued from 1946-1964. NGC F12, RARE, 1952 ROOSEVELT 10c MS65 .. No denomination or mintmark appears on the coins; all were minted in Philadelphia. Original MS62 Never dipped ...great coin! US Dimes – small in size, big on history.
Please refine your selection. But how do you know what old dimes are valuable and which ones you can spend? The first design found on dimes of the US featured a bust of Liberty with her hair tied in a ribbon. Obsolete United States currency and coinage, Canceled denominations of United States currency, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Half_dime&oldid=977564355, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 September 2020, at 16:11. , The obverse of the Draped Bust half dime was based on a sketch by artist Gilbert Stuart, with the dies engraved by Robert Scot and John Eckstein. The obverse remained essentially the same as the prior version, but the reverse was revised substantially. Dimes. Eustis Road, Littleton, NH 03561. Suggested site content and search history menu. © 1998-document.write(year) Littleton Coin Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
These coins were issued for about a decade before making way for a new Liberty – the Capped Bust design of 1809-1837.
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In 1797, fifteen and sixteen star varieties were produced – the sixteenth star representing newly admitted Tennessee – as well as a thirteen star variety after the mint realized that it could not continue to add more stars as additional states joined the union. We offer a variety of complete sets to make collecting and accumulating these dimes easy and consistent. This revered leader had guided our nation through the Great Depression and World War II, and there were immediate calls to honor him on a US coin design. In 1838 a semicircle of 13 stars was added around the obverse border, and this basic design was used through 1859. Liberty Seated Half Dime. By the time production of half dismes resumed in 1794, the "s" had been dropped. I’ve also included a list of their approximate values, too. Close to View Results Subcategories Hide subcategories Show subcategories Dimes. NGC Census: (34/6). Click OK to extend your time for an additional 30 minutes. The arrows were dropped in 1856, with the earlier design resumed through 1859. Canada also once used silver coins of five-cent denomination; they were colloquially referred to as "fish scales" because they were very thin (the term "half dime" never having been used in Canada), and were produced until Canada also switched to nickel five-cent pieces in 1922. Copyright © 1998-2020, VHobbies.com, LLC. 1870-S Breen-3128. These coins were much smaller than dimes in diameter and thickness, appearing to be "half dimes".
This reverse design first appeared on gold quarter and half eagles and then dimes and dollars in the 1790s.
All US dimes have featured a reeded edge, and until 1964, the coins were, of course, silver dimes.
( All rights reserved. It is believed that another example may exist—along with other denominations minted that year in San Francisco—in the cornerstone of the old San Francisco Mint. Our building is temporarily closed to the public. Today, the Roosevelt dime stands as the longest-running US dime design. These were the last silver half dimes produced.
For many years, the US dime designs featured a theme that was popular on early US coinage – Lady Liberty. 1309 Mt.
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