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US 20 and 10 cents coins

 

Face value:
20 cents = $1/5
Dime = $0.10=10 cents)

Seated Liberty 20 cents

US coin 20 cents 1875Face value:
silver 0.900
22 mm.
5 g.
Edge: Plain
1875, 1876
Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons / TWENTY CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Seated Liberty within circle of stars / 1875
KM#109
Coin value in F condition - $150-200

 

 

Draped Bust Dime

 Small Eagle

US coin dime 1796
silver 0.892
19 mm.
2.7 g.
Edge: Reeded
1796, 1797
Small Eagle / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Draped bust right, flanked by stars / LIBERTY / 1796
KM#24
Coin value in F condition - $3,000-4,000 (rare valuable coin)

 

Heraldic Eagle

US coin dime 1805
silver 0.892
19 mm.
2.7 g.
Edge: Reeded
1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807
Heraldic Eagle / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Draped bust right, flanked by stars / LIBERTY / 1805
KM#31
Coin value in F condition - $700-1,000 (rare valuable coin)

 

 

Capped Bust (Liberty Cap) Dime

Lager size

US coin dime 1821
silver 0.892
18.8 mm.
2.7 g.
Edge: Reeded
1809, 1811, 1814, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828
Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above / 10 C / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Draped bust left, flanked by stars / 1821
KM#42
Coin value in F condition - $100-150

 

Smaller size

US coin dime 1832
silver 0.892
18.5 mm.
2.7 g.
Edge: Reeded
1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837
Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons, banner above / 10 C. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Draped bust left, flanked by stars / 1838
KM#48
Coin value in F condition - $50-80

 

 

Seated Liberty Dime

Clean field

US coin dime 1837
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.67 g.
Edge: Reeded
1837, 1838
Value within wreath / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Seated Liberty / 1837
KM#61
Coin value in F condition - $100-150

 

Stars around

US coin dime 1838
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.67 g.
Edge: Reeded
1838, 1939, 1840
Value within wreath / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border / 1838
KM#63.1
Coin value in F condition - $60-80

 

Drapery added

US coin dime 1841
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.67 g.
Edge: Reeded
1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1856, 1857, 1558, 1859, 1860
Value within wreath / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border, drapery added to Liberty's left elbow / 1841
KM#63.2
Coin value in F condition - $20-40

 

Arrows at date

US coin dime 1855
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.49 g.
Edge: Reeded
1853, 1854, 1855
Value within wreath / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border, arrows at date / 1855
KM#77
Coin value in F condition - $20-40

 

Modified legend, without arrows at date

US coin dime 1863
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.49 g.
Edge: Reeded
1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891
Value within wreath / ONE DIME
Seated Liberty / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1863
KM#92
Coin value in F condition - $20-40

 

Modified legend, with arrows at date

US coin dime 1873
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.5 g.
Edge: Reeded
1873, 1874
Value within wreath / ONE DIME
Seated Liberty, arrows at date / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1873
KM#105
Coin value in F condition - $50-100

 

 

Barber Dime

US coin dime 1837
silver 0.900
17.9 mm.
2.5 g.
Edge: Reeded
1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916
Value within wreath / ONE DIME
Laureate head right / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1895
KM#113
Coin value in VF condition - $10-15

 

 

Mercury Dime

US coin dime 1945
silver 0.900
17.8 mm.
2.5 g.
Edge: Reeded
1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
Fasces, olive branch / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Mercury head left / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1945
KM#113
Coin value in VF condition - $3-5, XF - $5-7

 

 

Roosevelt Dime

Silver

US coin dime 1964
silver 0.900
17.8 mm.
2.5 g.
Edge: Reeded
1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
Torch with branches of olive and oak / ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Roosevelt left
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1945
KM#195
Coin value in XF condition - $2-3

 

Copper-nickel clad copper

US coin dime 1994
copper-nickel clad copper
17.91 mm.
2.268 g.
Edge: Reeded
1965 to date
Torch with branches of olive and oak
Reverse legend: ONE DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Roosevelt left / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1945
Number in Krause catalog: KM#195a
Coin value in UNC condition - $0.10-0.20