Owner's Comments

A very nice strike with subtle rim toning and soft satin luster. Liberty's cheek pops from the surface highlighting the great obverse detail of this coin. The reverse is equally well struck. Total PCGS AU population is 40 with 25 in AU 58. The BCCS rating is R1.

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

In 1908, production of Dimes at the Philadelphia Mint dropped nearly in half from the previous year, yet the mintage still remained over 10 million coins.  Thus, the 1908 Dime is not the cheapest coin in the series, but it remains very affordable in most grades.  Hundreds of Mint State examples exist, mostly in MS63 and MS64, with ample quantities in Gem and better conditions.  The PCGS CoinFacts Condition Census consists entirely of MS66+ and better coins, topped off with a couple of MS67's.  The 1908 Dime is almost always well-struck.  Luster ranges from brilliant to soft and creamy.

PCGS #
4846
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Weight
2.50 grams
Mintage
10600000
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
424
Pop Lower
84
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 30000 R-2.7 56 / 76 TIE 56 / 76 TIE
All Grades 1000 R-5.0 56 / 76 TIE 56 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 150 R-7.5 54 / 76 TIE 54 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 30000
All Grades 1000
60 or Better 150
65 or Better R-2.7
All Grades R-5.0
60 or Better R-7.5
65 or Better 56 / 76 TIE
All Grades 56 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 54 / 76 TIE
65 or Better 56 / 76 TIE
All Grades 56 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 54 / 76 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #4846 (MS)     67

Simpson Collection

2 MS66+ PCGS grade PCGS #4846 (MS)     66+
2 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
PCGS #4846 (MS)     67 #1 MS67 PCGS grade

Simpson Collection

PCGS #4846 (MS)     66+ #2 MS66+ PCGS grade
MS66+ PCGS grade #2 MS66+ PCGS grade
#2 MS66+ PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #5 MS66 PCGS grade