Expert Comments

Ron Guth

The 1898 Barber Dime is a relatively common coin, with hundreds of Mint State examples available for collectors.  The majority of Uncirculated examples fall into the MS-62 to MS-65 grade range.  MS-66 examples are scarce, but not rare.  MS-67 is the top grade for this date, with only four examples showing up on the PCGS Population Report.

The best 1898 Dimes exhibit a full strike, bold luster, and can be found either toned or untoned.

 

PCGS #
4815
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Weight
2.50 grams
Mintage
16320000
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
735
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 20000 R-2.8 52 / 76 TIE 52 / 76 TIE
All Grades 1500 R-4.8 65 / 76 TIE 65 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 300 R-6.4 68 / 76 TIE 68 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 20000
All Grades 1500
60 or Better 300
65 or Better R-2.8
All Grades R-4.8
60 or Better R-6.4
65 or Better 52 / 76 TIE
All Grades 65 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 68 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 52 / 76 TIE
All Grades 65 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 68 / 76 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2009:2212 - Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3913, $5,170

1 MS67 PCGS grade  
	PCGS #4815 (MS) 67

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:77, $4,935 - Heritage 1/2016:3792, $3,760

1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:3791, $2,820

1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2009:2212 - Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:3913, $5,170

 
	PCGS #4815 (MS) 67 
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:77, $4,935 - Heritage 1/2016:3792, $3,760

#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:3791, $2,820

#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade