1868 S Seated Liberty Dime

Last updated: June, 16 2023

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1868 S Liberty Seated Dime in average condition to be worth $22.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $920.00.


1868 S Seated Liberty Dime
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  • Year: 1868
  • Mint Mark: S
  • Type: Seated Dime
  • Price: $22.00-$920.00+
  • Face Value: 0.10 USD
  • Produced: 260,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: 0.0723 oz.
  • Melt Value: $2.19





Notes: You should see an S on the reverse of this coin near the bottom center of the wreath.




How much is a 1868 S Seated Liberty Dime worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $22.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $920 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1868, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


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Most Valuable

The most valuable Liberty Seated Dime's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Liberty Seated Dime 1874 CC $115k
Liberty Seated Dime 1872 CC $85k
Liberty Seated Dime 1871 CC $75k
Liberty Seated Dime 1873 CC $62k
Liberty Seated Dime 1859 S $27.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1846 $23k
Liberty Seated Dime 1860 O $22.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1858 S $18.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1844 $16.3k
Liberty Seated Dime 1856 S $15,444
Liberty Seated Dime 1885 S $12k
Liberty Seated Dime 1865 S $8.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1838 O $6.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1849 O $6.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1863 S $6.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1840 O $6k
Liberty Seated Dime 1843 O $5,988
Liberty Seated Dime 1842 O $5,239
Liberty Seated Dime 1840 $4,793
Liberty Seated Dime 1861 S $4,742
Liberty Seated Dime 1845 O $4,013
Liberty Seated Dime 1853 O $4k
Liberty Seated Dime 1851 O $3.8k
Liberty Seated Dime 1862 S $3,680
Liberty Seated Dime 1866 S $3,334
Liberty Seated Dime 1852 O $3,084
Liberty Seated Dime 1847 $2,865
Liberty Seated Dime 1850 O $2,799
Liberty Seated Dime 1867 S $2,475
Liberty Seated Dime 1837 $2.4k
Liberty Seated Dime 1870 S $2,386
Liberty Seated Dime 1841 O $2,350
Liberty Seated Dime 1867 $2,174
Liberty Seated Dime 1872 S $2,020
Liberty Seated Dime 1864 $1,965
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1868 S Seated Liberty Dimes Silver?

Yes! Liberty Seated Dime's produced in 1868 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain 0.0723 troy oz or 2.248 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $19.81 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $2.19, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1864 Seated Dime is $2.19 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $30.32 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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