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Designs of early dimes closely follow those of half dimes, except that the first dimes were not minted until the Draped Bust obverse, Small Eagle reverse style of 1796 and 1797 (there are no Flowing Hair dimes, equivalent to 1794-95 half dimes).
  
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In 1798, the Draped Bust obverse was combined with the Heraldic Eagle reverse, a style continued through 1807.
  
* [[Bust Half Dime]]
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Among early dimes are several interesting varieties. 1797 pieces are found with...[http://www.pcgscoinguide.com/display_guidecat.chtml?guidecategoryid=12&category_description=Early%20Dimes%20(1796-1837)&universeid=313&option_name=a%20Coin%20Type read more]
  
 
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* [[Draped Bust Dime (1796-1807)]]
* [[Flowing Hair Half Dime]]
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** [[Draped Bust Dime, Small Eagle (1796-1797)]]
 
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** [[Draped Bust Dime, Heraldic Eagle (1798-1807)]]
 
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* [[Capped Bust Dime (1809-1837)]]
* [[Draped Bust Half Dime]]
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** [[Capped Bust Dime, Large Dentils (1809-1828)]]
 
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** [[Capped Bust Dime, Small Dentils (1829-1837)]]
 
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* [[Liberty Seated Dime (1837-1891)]]
** [[Type 1, Small Eagle]]
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime, No Stars (1837-1838)]]
 
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime, Stars Obverse, No Drapery (1838-1840)]]
 
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime, Stars Obverse, With Drapery (1840-1860)]]
** [[Type 2, Heraldic Eagle]]
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime Stars Obverse, Arrows at Date (1853-1855)]]
 
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime, Legend Obverse (1860-1891)]]
 
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** [[Liberty Seated Dime, Legend Obverse, Arrows at Date (1873-1874)]]
* [[Capped Bust Half Dime]]
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* [[PCGS 4795 - Barber Dime (1892-1916)|Barber Dime (1892-1916)]]
 
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* [[PCGS 4902 - Mercury Dime (1916-1945)|Mercury Dime (1916-1945)]]
 
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* [[Roosevelt Dime (1946-Date)]]
* [[Liberty Seated Half Dime]]
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** [[Roosevelt Dime, Silver (1946-1964)]]
 
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** [[Roosevelt Dime, Clad (1965-Date)]]
 
 
** [[Type 1, No Stars]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 2, No Drapery]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 3, Stars on Obverse]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 4, Arrows at Date]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 5, Legend Obverse]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Draped Bust Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 1, Small Eagle]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 2, Heraldic Eagle]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Capped Bust Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 1, Large Dentils]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 2, Small Dentils]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Liberty Seated Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 1, No Stars]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 2, No Drapery]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 3, Stars Obverse]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 4, Stars Obverse, Arrows at Date]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 5, Legend Obverse]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 6, Legend Obverse, Arrows at Date]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Barber Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Mercury Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
* [[Roosevelt Dime]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 1, Silver]]
 
 
 
 
 
** [[Type 2, Clad]]
 

Latest revision as of 10:48, 5 August 2009

Designs of early dimes closely follow those of half dimes, except that the first dimes were not minted until the Draped Bust obverse, Small Eagle reverse style of 1796 and 1797 (there are no Flowing Hair dimes, equivalent to 1794-95 half dimes).

In 1798, the Draped Bust obverse was combined with the Heraldic Eagle reverse, a style continued through 1807.

Among early dimes are several interesting varieties. 1797 pieces are found with...read more