The 1835 Capped Bust dimes have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1835 Dime


Type: Capped Bust Dime
Year: 1835
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 89.24% silver, 10.76% copper
Silver Weight: .0774 oz.
Total Weight: 2.70 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $2.39

The US minted the 1835 dime with no mint mark. No other series were minted for this year.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1835 Philadelphia 522,500


This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $2.39. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $30.82 per ounce.

The 1835 dime is worth around $45 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $125. In extremely fine condition the price is around $285. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,200 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,250.

Grading System

Good- The date, letters, and stars are visible. The bust is outlined but no details are present.

Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is distinct. The rim is full. Liberty's ear and clasp are distinct but plain.

Extremely fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is sharp. Liberty's ear is distinct. The hair above Liberty's eyes is well-defined.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.



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