1821 Capped Bust Dimes : All Varieties

Large Type - Wide Border

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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

Diameter: 18.8 mm
Mass / Weight: 2.7 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1821 Large Date vs Small Date Capped Bust Dime
There were a few major varieties of the 1821 Capped Bust Dime. The two major ones deal with the size of the 1821 date on the coin. One variety had a larger date with larger numbers while one had a smaller date with small numbers. The difference between the 1821 Small Date vs Large Date Capped Bust Dime is depicted in the example image above.

Major Varieties:
1821 Large Date Capped Bust Dime
1821 Small Date Capped Bust Dime

Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $1.2771

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