1828 Capped Bust Dimes : Small Date - Square Base 2

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.):
1828 Capped Bust Dime - Small Date Square Base 2
This variety of the 1828 Capped Bust Dime has a small date. In addition: The base of the "2" in the 1828 date is square shaped at a right angle. The difference between the 1828 Large Date vs Small Date Capped Bust Dime can be seen in the example image of the coins below. Note the Curl Base "2" vs Square Base "2" depicted by the arrows. The small date - square base "2" variety is actually the newer reduced sized type dime.

1828 Large Date vs Small Date - Curl Base 2 vs Square Base 2 Capped Bust Dime
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)
$41$50$75$152$407$760$1,308$2,523-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1828 Capped Bust Dime (Small Date - Square Base 2 Variety) is worth $50 in average condition and can be worth $1,308 to $2,523 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $1.3103





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