A rare 1796 Draped Bust Dime recently sold online for over $5,500.
Although the coin is not identified, it was minted in Philadelphia, where only 22,135 were made – a possible reason. money is very valuable,
In the obverse Lady Liberty has stars on either side while the little eagle is depicted upside down.
According to auctioneers, this draped bust, small eagle combination was only used from 1796 to 1797 Stack and Bowers,
The design type changed to a draped bust and heraldic eagle reverse styling a year later, in 1798.
The coin was designed by American engraver Robert Scott, who served as the United States Mint’s chief engraver from 1793 to 1823.
According to USA Coin BookThese 1796 Draped Bust Dimes are usually worth $3,834 when found in average condition.
However, if they are unopened and in mint condition, they can sell for anywhere from $28,647 to $45,550.
bidder Started at just under a dollar on this particular coin but only increased from there.
It jumped from $25 to $50 and then climbed – sometimes up to a thousand.
After 38 bids, the dime was sold to one lucky winner for an impressive $5,555.
how to find rare coins
Typically, the most valuable coins are those with less mintage or error, as collectors find those coins to be somewhat rare.
For Draped Bust Dimes, the date is of course where it finds value as it determines the series from which the coin comes.
Additionally, coin experts will pay top dollar if they are also well impressed.
A great website to check if your coins are worth anything EBAY,
All you need to do is search the full coin name, select the “Sold Out” list and then toggle the search to “Highest Value”.
If your coins are rare and valuable, you can sell them on eBay or visit a specialist site such as Coinappraiser or USA Coin Book.
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