1797 P Draped Bust Dimes : All Varieties

Small Eagle Reverse

Mintage: 25,261
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 19 mm
Mass / Weight: 2.7 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1797 Draped Bust Dime - 13 Stars vs 16 Stars
There were two major varieties of the 1797 Draped Bust Dime in regards to the number of stars on the obverse of the coin. One variety had 13 stars while the other had 16 stars. The difference and comparison of both coins can be seen above in the example image of both coins. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

Major Varieties:
1797 13 Stars Draped Bust Dime
1797 16 Stars Draped Bust Dime

Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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MELT VALUE: $1.3072


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