Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 140,000
Catalog: KM-62.2
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.34 Grams
ASW: 0.0388oz
Melt Value: $0.68 (9/30/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 O H10C MS obverse 1849 O H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1849 O half dime is scarce across all grades, with Mint State examples being in particularly short supply. As in the example shown, most are less than fully struck.

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Price Guide

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1849 O H10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 32.00 50.00 100.00 250 600 600 1000 1225 1425 1800 2350 2800 3400 4750 8350 10750 16500 - - - -
$ 725 1100 1350 1575 2100 2600 3150 3900 5500 9250 13000 19500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 51
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Grade
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Price
10/28/1996 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 0888, 888/Lot# 1225 $130.80
1/8/2003 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 6335 $345.00
3/24/2010 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 March Fort Worth, TX Signature ANA US Coin Auction #1138, 1138/Lot# 565 $2,185.00
5/9/2011 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 582, 589/Lot# 4686 $874.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 8236 $1,552.50
6/30/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/30/2013, 81/Lot# 125713 $485.10
12/5/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1192/Lot# 7448 $705.00
1/12/2014 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 162267 $203.50
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1206/Lot# 3528 $6,462.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 O H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36394201477820106612711578175319852124223325253009436151581389622638111
2373129293591902113413731636183020312160233026863459462680701681022638110
000000113413731636183020312160233026863459462680701681022638100
0000001202147516941907207721962427284739104892109831972422638100
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 1578
Owner: Halfdime Collector
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1103
Owner: The Arlington Collection
 
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