Capped Bust Dimes

Capped Bust, Large Diameter (1809-1828)

The first few years of the 19th century saw tremendous expansion for the fledgling United States. The Louisiana Purchase added 828,000 square miles to the nation, effectively doubling its size. Shortly after that the exploratory expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark proved the feasibility of an overland route to the Far West, encouraging western settlement and commerce. The country was expanding in population, also. The new democracy attracted thousands of immigrants from all over Europe, many of whom were fleeing the Napoleonic Wars.

It was March of 1807 before the fourth Mint Director, Robert-Patterson, finally hired the German born John Reich as second engraver. Born in Fuerth, Bavaria in 1768, this talented die cutter arrived in America as an indentured laborer and settled in Philadelphia about 1800. Reich sought employment at the Mint in 1801. Though he was unable to secure a permanent pos.... (Expand Text)

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1814 CAPPED BUST 10C, LARGE DATE MS65 PCGS

LARGE DATE. GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST 6 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$22,000.00

1820 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL 0 MS67 PCGS

SMALL O. GEM SURFACES. A LIGHT MIST OF ROSE/SEA GREEN TONING DELICATELY ADORNS THE SURFACE OF THIS GEM. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$137,500.00

1821 CAPPED BUST 10C, LARGE DATE MS65 NGC

LARGE DATE. WELL STRUCK DEVICES. GEM SURFACES LAYERED WITH GREENISH BLUE PATINA. ONLY 3 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$13,200.00

1821 CAPPED BUST 10C, LARGE DATE MS65 PCGS

LARGE DATE. RICHLY TONED WITH SUNSET HUES ANNOINTING THE PERIPHERALS. RARITY-3. JUST 4 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$23,000.00

1821 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL DATE MS65 NGC

SMALL DATE. ATTRACTIVE LIGHT AMBER BLUE TONING LAYERED OVER SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. SOLE SECOND HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$13,200.00

1821 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL DATE MS66 PCGS

SMALL DATE. GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES WITH DAZZLING ROSE BLUE TONING. TIED WITH ONE OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$45,000.00

1822 CAPPED BUST 10C MS65 PCGS

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES WITH ELECTRIC BLUE PERIHERAL TONING. ONLY ONE COIN GRADE HIGHER AT PCGS.
$115,000.00

1823/2 CAPPED BUST 10C, LARGE E'S MS65+ PCGS

LARGE E'S. GEM SATIN SURFACES. SECOND HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$46,750.00

1825 CAPPED BUST 10C PR65+ CACG

GEM RICHLY TONED SURFACES. ONLY 10 STRUCK. JUST SIX BELIEVED TO EXIST IN ALL GRADES. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT CAC. CAC.
$154,000.00

1827 CAPPED BUST 10C MS65 PCGS

LOVELY LUSTROUS SURFACES WITH IRIDESCNT TONING.
$22,000.00

1828 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL DATE MS65 PCGS

SMALL DATE. GEM BLUISH ROSE SURFACES. ONLY TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$24,750.00

1829 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL 10C MS65 PCGS

SMALL 10C. J-7. GEM ROSE/BLUE IRIDESCENT TONING. NEWMAN PEDIGREE.
$11,000.00

1830 CAPPED BUST 10C PR65 PCGS

GEM SURFACES WITH CONTASTING DEVICES. MINTAGE OF ONLY 5. THIS IS A GREAT NUMISMATIC RARITY. CAC.
$137,500.00

1830/29 CAPPED BUST 10C MS66 PCGS

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES WITH LIGHT AQUAMARINE IRIDESCENT TONING. JUST TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$46,750.00

1831 CAPPED BUST 10C PR66 PCGS

GEM PROOF WITH STRIKING IRIDESCENT ROSE/BLUE TONING. ONLY 20 STRUCK.
$85,000.00

1833 CAPPED BUST 10C MS66 PCGS

GEM FLASHY SATIN WHITE LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST A SINGLE MS67+ COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$15,400.00

1834 CAPPED BUST 10C, SMALL 4 MS65+ PCGS

SMALL 4. MOTTLED AMBER TONE WITH SPLASHES OF BLUE AND LUSTER PIERCING THROUGH.
$11,000.00