PCGS: The Standard for the Rare Coin Industry

1905-O 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Barber Dimes 1892-1916

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

Normal O vs Micro O Comparison

Normal O vs Micro O Comparison

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS #:
4836
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
3,400,000
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

HideShow Plus+ Grades
Hide eBay

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 3,500 R-4.3 19 / 76 TIE 19 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 400 R-6.2 34 / 76 TIE 34 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 125 R-7.7 50 / 76 TIE 50 / 76 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 3,500
60 or Better 400
65 or Better 125
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.3
60 or Better R-6.2
65 or Better R-7.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 19 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 34 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 50 / 76 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 19 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 34 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 50 / 76 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:98, $8,519 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20039, not sold

2 MS67+ PCGS grade

Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3939, $8,812.50 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20038, not sold - Stack's/Bowers 4/2016:13044, $7,050

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
7 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
7 MS66 PCGS grade
7 MS66 PCGS grade
7 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:98, $8,519 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20039, not sold

#2 MS67+ PCGS grade

Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3939, $8,812.50 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20038, not sold - Stack's/Bowers 4/2016:13044, $7,050

MS67 PCGS grade #2 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #7 MS66 PCGS grade
#7 MS66 PCGS grade
#7 MS66 PCGS grade
#7 MS66 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1905-O Dime is semi-scarce and commands a nice premium in most grades. One of the more interesting 1905-O Die varieties has a "micro" mintmark which is substantially smaller than normal (see the attribution image above). It is possible to cherry-pick this variety, but the chances are lessened because it has been well-publicized for years. High-grade 1905-O Dimes are fairly plentiful in MS63 and MS64, then the populations drop off slightly in MS65 and MS66. In MS67, the population drops substantially and none are known finer. The strike quality of this date varies -- some examples show weakness on Liberty's mouth and on the E of ONE and the ME of DIME; others are well-struck.