Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,034,000
Catalog: KM-62.1
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.34 Grams
ASW: 0.0388oz
Melt Value: $0.76 (4/19/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1840 NO DRAPERY H10C MS obverse 1840 NO DRAPERY H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mintage for this first edition of the 1840 Philadelphia Mint half dime was large, and examples are fairly plentiful across all grades through MS 64. Most are well struck, though die cracks are often seen, as on the example illustrated.

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1840 NO DRAPERY H10C MS
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Base $ 17.25 19.55 23.00 32.20 81.65 81.65 168 180 228 270 288 300 360 450 690 2190 4160 11020 - - -
$ 91.00 188 202 250 300 320 330 400 500 760 2410 4500 11900 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 284
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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4/27/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1204/Lot# 4059


Auction Prices Realized

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10/8/1994 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1994 October Long Beach Signature Sale #124, 124/Lot# 5179 $495.00
2/12/1999 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1999 February Long Beach Sale #197, 197/Lot# 5825 $431.25
7/7/1999 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1183, 1183/Lot# 1186 $517.75
7/17/2011 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/17/2011, 127/Lot# 12769 $203.50
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 905 $460.00
1/7/2013 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3412, 3412/Lot# 1445 $475.00
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 737, 746/Lot# 114 $450.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6915 $581.63


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