Barber Dime Values and Prices

How Much Is My Barber Dime Worth?

1895-O U.S. Barber Dime Graded MS-63
1895-O U.S. Barber Dime Graded MS-63. Image Courtesy of: Heritage Auction Galleries,

This guide is will give you an idea of how much your Barber Dimes minted from 1892 to 1916 are worth.  The table below provides average coin prices and values based upon the condition of the coin.

Market Analysis

Barber dimes are moderately collected by coin collectors. A date set of circulated coins can be assembled by a novice collector. A date and mint set will require an expanded budget and slightly more experience.

If you are looking to sell your Barber dimes, don't walk into a coin shop with a bag of Barber dimes and expect the coin dealer dig through them to pull out the nice ones.  If you want top dollar for your Barber Dime, you need to sort them and organize them so the dealer can quickly see what you have.

Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties

The following Barber Dime in any condition, are worth considerable more than common Barber Dime.  As such, these coins are frequently counterfeit or altered from common Barber Dime.  Therefore, before you start celebrating your early retirement with your new found fortune, have the coin authenticated by a reputable coin dealer or third party grading service.

  • 1894-S  (Very rare, only 24 coins were minted)
  • 1895-O

Condition or Grade Examples

If your coin is worn and looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below, it is considered a circulated coin.

    If your coin looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below and has no evidence of wear due to being in circulation, it is considered an uncirculated coin.

    Mint Marks

    Barber Dimes were produced at four different mints: Philadelphia (no mint mark), New Orleans (O), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S).

      As illustrated in the picture below, the mint mark is located on the reverse of the coin, near the bottom just below the the bow in the wreath.

    Barber Dimes Average Prices and Values

    The following table lists the buy price (what you can expect to pay to a dealer to purchase the coin) and sell value (what you can expect a dealer to pay you if you sell the coin). The first column lists the date and mint mark (see the photo above) followed by the buy price and the sell value for an average circulated Barber Dime.  The next two columns list the buy price and the sell value for an average uncirculated. These are approximate retail prices and wholesale values. The actual offer you receive from a particular coin dealer will vary depending on the actual grade of the coin and a number of other factors that determine its worth.

    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1892$9.30$5.40 $180.00$130.00
    1892-O$18.00$11.00 $250.00$180.00
    1892-S$130.00$80.00 $650.00$470.00
    1893 3/2$130.00$80.00 $1,400.00$900.00
    1893$12.40$7.30 $220.00$150.00
    1893-O$68.00$39.00 $480.00$330.00
    1893-S$24.00$14.00 $540.00$380.00
    1894$64.00$37.00 $400.00$280.00
    1894-O$120.00$80.00 $2,100.00$1,400.00
    1894-S *$83,000.00$47,000.00 $550,000.00$450,000.00
    1895$210.00$120.00 $1,000.00$700.00
    1895-O *$590.00$360.00 $6,900.00$4,600.00
    1895-S$74.00$45.00 $800.00$600.00
    1896$29.00$17.00 $330.00$240.00
    1896-O$180.00$110.00 $1,900.00$1,400.00
    1896-S$160.00$90.00 $1,100.00$800.00
    1897$5.40$3.30 $170.00$110.00
    1897-O$160.00$100.00 $1,200.00$800.00
    1897-S$44.00$27.00 $720.00$480.00
    1898$5.60$3.50 $170.00$120.00
    1898-O$39.00$23.00 $900.00$600.00
    1898-S$16.00$9.00 $800.00$600.00
    1899$5.20$3.00 $160.00$110.00
    1899-O$31.00$19.00 $770.00$540.00
    1899-S$15.00$9.00 $490.00$330.00
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1900$5.30$3.20 $160.00$110.00
    1900-O$53.00$31.00 $1,000.00$600.00
    1900-S$8.60$5.00 $300.00$200.00
    1901$5.20$3.30 $170.00$120.00
    1901-O$11.30$6.50 $640.00$430.00
    1901-S$190.00$120.00 $1,400.00$1,000.00
    1902$4.60$2.70 $160.00$110.00
    1902-O$9.80$5.80 $700.00$510.00
    1902-S$31.00$18.00 $700.00$470.00
    1903$4.40$2.60 $160.00$110.00
    1903-O$9.30$5.50 $360.00$270.00
    1903-S$170.00$100.00 $1,300.00$900.00
    1904$4.40$2.70 $160.00$110.00
    1904-S$100.00$60.00 $1,000.00$700.00
    1905$4.50$2.80 $160.00$110.00
    1905-O$19.00$12.00 $330.00$230.00
    1905-S$6.70$4.00 $280.00$190.00
    1906$4.50$2.80 $160.00$100.00
    1906-D$7.00$4.00 $280.00$200.00
    1906-O$23.00$14.00 $280.00$200.00
    1906-S$8.90$5.50 $370.00$250.00
    1907$4.50$2.70 $170.00$120.00
    1907-D$6.00$3.50 $500.00$340.00
    1907-O$16.00$10.00 $230.00$160.00
    1907-S$8.60$5.00 $570.00$410.00
    1908$4.70$2.70 $160.00$120.00
    1908-D$5.30$3.00 $200.00$140.00
    1908-O$22.00$13.00 $480.00$350.00
    1908-S$7.30$4.50 $490.00$360.00
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1909$4.30$2.50 $160.00$120.00
    1909-D$30.00$19.00 $710.00$480.00
    1909-O$7.80$4.90 $520.00$350.00
    1909-S$38.00$23.00 $750.00$500.00
    1910$4.60$2.70 $160.00$120.00
    1910-D$6.50$4.00 $330.00$230.00
    1910-S$22.00$13.00 $580.00$390.00
    1911$4.50$2.60 $170.00$110.00
    1911-D$4.30$2.50 $170.00$120.00
    1911-S$5.40$3.40 $310.00$220.00
    1912$4.30$2.50 $170.00$120.00
    1912-D$4.40$2.60 $170.00$120.00
    1912-S$5.10$3.00 $230.00$160.00
    1913$4.30$2.70 $170.00$120.00
    1913-S$55.00$31.00 $670.00$440.00
    1914$4.50$2.70 $170.00$120.00
    1914-D$4.50$2.80 $160.00$120.00
    1914-S$6.10$3.60 $230.00$160.00
    1915$4.60$2.80 $160.00$120.00
    1915-S$16.00$9.00 $370.00$260.00
    1916$4.50$2.60 $160.00$110.00
    1916-S$4.50$2.80 $170.00$120.00
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    Date-Mint Set

    Total Coins: 75
    $90,000.00$60,000.00 $600,000.00$500,000.00
    Date-Mint Set Without 1894-S
    Total Coins: 74
    $3,000.00$1,900.00 $43,000.00$30,000.00
    Date Set
    Total Coins: 25
    $290.00$180.00 $5,400.00$3,700.00

    F.V. = Face Value
    B.V. = Bullion Value
    "-" (dash) = Not Applicable or not enough data exists to calculate an average price
    * =  See the section above "Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties" for more information on these coins.

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