1829 Capped Bust Dimes : Small 10C

Small Type - Reduced Size

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 18.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 2.7 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1829 Small 10C Capped Bust Dime
There were 4 major varieties of the 1829 Capped Bust Dime in regards to the size of the "10 C." on the reverse of the coin. The one depicted above is the Small "10 C." variety. The "0" will not be level with the top of the "1" but will appear slightly lower. The lettering will be the smallest. The difference between all of the "10 C." sizes can be seen in the example image below:

1829 Small vs Medium vs Large vs Extra Large 10C. Capped Bust Dime - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$32$41$46$100$358$455$1,017$2,042-

The 1829 Capped Bust Dime (Small 10C Variety) is worth $41 in average condition and can be worth $1,017 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.






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