Category Archives: Draped Bust Dime

A Rare Opportunity: GreatCollections Offers Mint State CAC 1798 Draped Bust Dime

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 20, bidding ends at GreatCollections for this toned 1798 Draped Bust dime of the Large 8 variety, graded MS-64+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. The Draped Bust dime was first issued in 1796, featuring what is called the Small Eagle reverse. In 1798, a new Heraldic Eagle reverse […]

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Great Collections to Auction Rattlers, Old Holders

1796 Draped Bust dime graded MS-63 in small PCGS “rattler” holder. (All images courtesy GreatCollections.)
GreatCollections is offering what it calls the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders, the auction firm announced Nov

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Over Two Centuries of U.S. Dimes Featured in New 4th Edition of Whitman’s MEGA RED

The fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the “Red Book”) will officially debut April 10, 2018, with retail pre-orders being shipped on that date. The 1,504-page MEGA RED retails for $49.95 USD. It can be pre-ordered online and after April 10 will […]

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Dallas Signature Coin Auction Rounds out 2017 Offerings from Heritage

This is an extra-busy time at Heritage’s World Headquarters, having just completed November’s presentation of the Eric P. Newman Collection Parts VII, VIII, and IX (currency and U.S. Coins), plus our traditional November Signature event. The combined prices realized from these auctions topped $16.5 million, with the Eric P. Newman coin and currency lots representing […]

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Stack’s Bowers: Near Gem 1797 Draped Bust Dime in October Auction

  By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers ……   Featured in Stack’s Bowers upcoming October 2017 Collector’s Choice Online Auction is an incredible MS-64 (NGC) 1797 Draped Bust dime of the JR-2, 13 Stars variety. By a slight margin, JR-2 is considered the scarcer of the two varieties of 1797 dimes. The […]

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