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US Dimes: Bust (1796-1837) Auctions

Draped Bust (1796–1807) Draped Bust dime in 1796 was the first dime to be in circulation. It was designed by Chief Engraver Robert Scot and it featured the same obverse and reverse as all other circulating coins of the time, the so-called Draped Bust/Small Eagle design. Initially, in 1796, there were 15 stars on the obverse, representing the number of states then in the Union. With Tennessee’s admission as the […]