Grading Capped Bust Dimes
Below are the typical grading standards for Capped Bust Dimes.
AG3 About Good:Details clear enough to identify.
G4 Good:Date, letters, and stars discernible. Bust outlined, no details.
VG8 Very Good:Legends and date plain. Minimum of 3 letters in LIBERTY.
F12 Fine:Full LIBERTY. Ear and shoulder clasp visible. Part of rim shows both sides.
VF20 Very Fine:LIBERTY distinct. Full rim. Ear and clasp plain and distinct.
EF40 Extremely Fine:LIBERTY sharp. Ear distinct. Hair above eye well defined.
AU50 About Uncirculated:Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster is present.
MS60 Uncirculated:No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
MS63 Select Uncirculated:Some distracting marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Luster may be impaired.
Top Tier Certified Capped Bust Dimes on eBay
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