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1892-1916 $1 Face Value 90% Barber Silver Dimes VG+

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Barber Dimes are those US Dimes produced at the United States Mint between 1892 and 1916. The coins are known as the Barber Dimes, part of the wider Barber Coinage, because US Mint Chief Engraver Charles E. Barber designed the images used on both the obverse and the reverse of the coins. Today, you have the chance to purchase $1 Face Value 90% Silver Barber Dimes in Very Good + condition online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic bag!
  • 10 coins included in the bag!
  • Date marks range from 1892 to 1916!
  • Contains .07234 Troy oz of actual silver coin per coin.
  • The individual face values of $.10 (USD) are backed by the United States.
  • On the obverse is Lady Liberty.
  • The reverse includes the coins denomination and a wreath.
  • Please remember date marks can vary or all be the same in your bag.

The Barber Dime was in production at the United States Mint from 1892 to 1916. The coin shared the obverse design of Liberty that Charles E. Barber created in 1892. The coins of the Barber Coinage were not particularly popular with the American public and all three coins had new designs introduced in 1916. The Barber Dime was replaced with the image of the Mercury Dime from Adolph A. Weinman.


On the obverse side of the 90% Silver Barber Dimes is a depiction of Lady Liberty. Her bust is shown in right-profile relief with a cap on her head holding her hair up in a bun as she wears a wreath crown that is tied at the back of her head. United States of America and the date mark are included below.


The reverse face of 90% Silver Barber Dimes comes with a design of the coins denomination and a simple wreath. The denomination is presented in text as the words One Dime, while the wreath surrounds the entire inscription.


The Barber Dime was the only one of the three coins in the Barber Coinage to feature its own reverse design. While all three denominations had the obverse Liberty image, only the dime did not use the heraldic eagle. The smaller surface area of the dimes made it difficult to use the heraldic eagle in great detail, so the US Mint and Barber went with a simpler design element.


$1 Face Value 90% Silver Barber Dimes in this listing come packaged in plastic bags of 10 coins. All coins have 90% silver and 10% copper content. Further, each individual coin offered in this listing is in Very Good + condition. Coins in this condition have medium to heavy wear with the plus indicating that each specimen is on the higher end of the Very Good designation. Please note that your bag could contain 10 coins with the exact same date marks, or more likely, 10 coins with varying date marks.

You can contact Provident Metals customer service if you have any questions. We are available on the phone at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and via our email address.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Metal Content .715 Troy Ounce
Denomination $.10
Year Random
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Producer US Mint
Condition Varied
Country United States
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series 90% Silver Barber Dimes
Certificate of Authenticity No
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Resealable Bag
Thickness 1.35 mm
Diameter 17.9 mm
Provident ID 2555745