The 1892 Barber dimes have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1892 Dime

Specifications

Type: Barber Dime
Year: 1892
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 2.25 grams
Total Weight: 2.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $1.27

The US minted the 1892 dime with no mint mark and also the 1892 O dime and 1892 S dime. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1892 Philadelphia 12,120,000
1892 O New Orleans 3,841,700
1892 S San Francisco 990,710

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $1.27 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1892 dime with no mint mark is worth around $7 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $25 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $30. In uncirculated condition the price is around $125 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $185.

The 1892 O dime is worth around $12 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $50 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $75. In uncirculated condition the price is around $175 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $350.

Lastly the 1892 S dime is the most rare variety. In good condition the value is around $65. In very fine condition the value is around $240 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $280. In uncirculated condition the price is around $425 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $775.

Proof coins are available and they are valued at around $500 each in PR 63 condition. There were only 1,245 proof coins minted but mostly all of them were saved by collectors so the value isn't as high as you might expect.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1893 Dime