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SEATED LIBERTY DIMES (1837-1891)

Obverse of 1838-O Dime     Reverse of 1838-O Dime

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

OBVERSE WITHOUT STARS (1837-1838)
  

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1837

682,500

est. 30

Found with Large and Small dates.

1838-O

406,034

0

 

OBVERSE WITH STARS, NO DRAPERY (1838-1840)
  

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1838

1,992,500

est. 5

Found with Large and Small dates.  Also found with partial drapery.

1839

1,053,115

est. 5

 

1839-O

1,323,000

0

 

1840

981,500

est. 5

 

1840-O

1,175,000

0

 

Obverse of 1843 Dime     Reverse of 1843 Dime

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics

OBVERSE WITH STARS AND DRAPERY (1840-1853)
  

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1840

377,500

est. 10

 

1841

1,622,500

est. 5

Look for the extremely rare "No Drapery" variety.

1841-O

2,007,500

0

 

1842

1,887,500

est. 10

 

1842-O

2,020,000

0

 

1843

1,370,000

est. 10

 

1843-O

150,000

0

 

1844

72,500

est. 10

 

1845

1,755,000

est. 10

 

1845-O

230,000

0

 

1846

31,300

est. 10

 

1847

245,000

est. 10

 

1848

451,500

est. 10

 

1849

839,000

est. 10

 

1849-O

300,000

0

 

1850

1,931,500

est. 10

 

1850-O

510,000

0

 

1851

1,026,500

est. 10

 

1851-O

400,000

0

 

1852

1,535,500

est. 10

 

1852-O

430,000

0

 

1853 No arrows

95,000

0

 

Obverse of 1853 Half Dime, Arrowheads at Date     Reverse of 1853 Half Dime, Arrowheads at Date

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

ARROWHEADS AT DATE (1853-1855)

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1853 With Arrows

12,078,010

est. 10

 

1853-O

1,100,000

0

 

1854

4,470,000

est. 20

 

1854-O

1,770,000

0

 

1855

2,075,000

est. 30

 

OBVERSE WITH STARS AND DRAPERY (RESUMED 1856-1860)

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1856

5,780,000

est. 40

Found with Large and Small dates.

1856-O

1,180,000

0

 

1856-S

70,000

0

 

1857

5,580,000

est. 100

 

1857-O

1,540,000

0

 

1858

1,540,000

est. 200

 

1858-O

290,000

0

 

1858-S

60,000

0

 

1859

430,000

800

 

1859-O

480,000

0

 

1859-S

60,000

0

 

1860-S

140,000

0

 

Obverse of 1863 Dime      Reverse of 1863 Dime

1863 Seated Liberty Dime
Images courtesy of
Heritage Numismatic Auctions

OBVERSE WITH LEGEND (1860-1873)

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1860

606,000

1,000

 

1860-O

40,000

0

 

1861

1,883,000

1,000

 

1861-S

172,500

0

 

1862

847,000

550

 

1862-S

180,750

0

 

1863

14,000

460

 

1863-S

157,500

0

 

1864

11,000

470

 

1864-S

230,000

0

 

1865

10,000

500

 

1865-S

175,000

0

 

1866

8,000

725

 

1866-S

135,000

0

 

1867

6,000

625

 

1867-S

140,000

0

 

1868

464,000

600

 

1868-S

260,000

0

 

1869

256,000

600

 

1869-S

450,000

0

 

1870

470,500

1,000

 

1870-S

50,000

0

 

1871

906,750

960

 

1871-S

320,000

0

 

1871-CC

20,100

0

 

1872

2,395,500

950

 

1872-S

190,000

0

 

1872-CC

35,480

0

 

1873 No Arrows

1,568,000

1,100

Found with Open and Closed 3's

1873-CC No Arrows

12,400

0

Two known!

Obverse of 1873 Dime - Arrowheads at Date     Reverse of 1873 Dime - Arrowheads at Date

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

OBVERSE WITH LEGEND, ARROWHEADS AT DATE (1873-1874)

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1873

2,377,700

800

Look for the rare Doubled Die Reverse.

1873-S

455,000

0

 

1873-CC

18,791

0

 

1874

2,939,300

700

 

1874-S

240,000

0

 

1874-CC

10,817

0

 

Obverse of 1878 Dime     Reverse of 1878 Dime

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

OBVERSE WITH LEGEND, NO ARROWHEADS (1875-1891)

Date

Mintage for Circulation

Mintage of Proofs

Notes

1875

10,350,000

700

 

1875-S

9,070,000

0

Found with the mintmark within and below the wreath.

1875-CC

4,645,000

0

Found with the mintmark within and below the wreath.

1876

11,460,000

1,150

 

1876-S

10,420,000

0

 

1876-CC

8,270,000

1

 

1877

7,310,000

510

 

1877-S

2,340,000

0

 

1877-CC

7,700,000

0

 

1878

1,677,200

800

 

1878-CC

200,000

0

 

1879

14,000

1,100

 

1880

36,000

1,355

 

1881

24,000

975

 

1882

3,910,000

1,100

 

1883

7,674,673

1,039

 

1884

3,365,505

875

 

1884-S

564,969

0

 

1885

2,532,497

930

 

1885-S

43,690

0

 

1886

6,376,684

886

 

1886-S

206,524

0

 

1887

11,283,229

710

 

1887-S

4,454,450

0

 

1888

5,495,655

800

 

1888-S

1,720,000

0

 

1889

7,380,000

711

 

1889-S

972,678

0

 

1890

9,910,951

590

 

1890-S

1,423,076

0

 

1891

15,310,000

600

 

1891-O

4,540,000

0

 

1891-S

3,196,116

0