- USA Coin Book
- Draped Bust
- 1798-P : 8 Over 7 - 16 Stars
1798 Draped Bust Dimes : 8 Over 7 - 16 Stars
Heraldic Eagle Reverse
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.):
This variety of the 1798/7 Draped Bust Dime features an overdate of 1798 stamped over a 1797 date which results in a very clear 7 being seen under the 8. In addition: This variety features 16 stars above the heraldic eagle on the reverse of the coin as depicted in the example image above.
The 1798 Draped Bust Dime (8 Over 7 - 16 Stars Variety) is worth $1,182 in average condition and can be worth $9,067 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $1.2910
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