A rare penny recently sold for thousands of dollars online.
This 1895 O Barber dime finds its value in its casting and year.
Dimes were mined in New Orleans and only 440,000 were produced.
It was designed by Charles E. Barber, an American coin engraver who served as the sixth chief engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 to 1917.
according to NGC Coin ExplorerIts low casting was an effect of the economic downturn from 1894 to 1896.
USA Coin Book If in average condition, most 1895 O Barber dimes are estimated to cost around $608.
These rare dimes It can cost anywhere from $6,687 to $11,085.
bid for coin Started as low as $10 but quickly grew to $100.
From there, the price jumped by the hundreds, until it eventually sold for $2,500.
The coin depicts Miss Liberty in a Phrygian hat, wearing a laurel wreath.
The reverse is of the same design used before and has a large wreath attached to a dime.
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 the O Barber dime, the date is certainly where it finds value.
Additionally, coin experts will pay top dollar if they are also well impressed.
A great website to check whether your coins are worth anything is 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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