1908-S 10C (Regular Strike)

Series: Barber Dimes 1892-1916

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
4849
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
17.90 millimeters
Weight:
2.50 grams
Mintage:
3,220,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 12,500 R-2.9 46 / 76 TIE 46 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 300 R-6.4 24 / 76 TIE 24 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 100 R-8.0 35 / 76 TIE 35 / 76 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 12,500
60 or Better 300
65 or Better 100
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.9
60 or Better R-6.4
65 or Better R-8.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 46 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 24 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 35 / 76 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 46 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 24 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 35 / 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 12/2014:112, $9,693.75 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20043, not sold - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:194, $10,281.25

1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS66+ PCGS grade

Laxdive Collection

5 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:3809, $2,115

5 MS66 PCGS grade

Dr. Steven Duckor Collection - Heritage 1/2006:1021 - Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3955, $3,290

5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:112, $9,693.75 - Stack's/Bowers 11/2015:20043, not sold - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:194, $10,281.25

#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS66+ PCGS grade

Laxdive Collection

#5 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:3809, $2,115

#5 MS66 PCGS grade

Dr. Steven Duckor Collection - Heritage 1/2006:1021 - Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3955, $3,290

#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

Of the four mintmarked 1908 Dimes, the 1908-S has the third largest mintage. The PCGS Population Report confirms the third-place ranking, with a population between that of the 1908-O (the scarcest) and the 1908-D (the second scarcest). In Mint State, the 1908-S is readily available across a spectrum of grades from MS62 to MS65. MS66 examples become scarce, but not rare. MS67's are really rare and PCGS has certified none higher. One of the nicest examples is the PCGS MS67 that once resided in the Simpson Collection; this coin has white centers surrounded by gold and blue colors at the peripheries (see the illustration above).

The strike quality of 1908-S Dimes is usually very good to strong.