Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 600,000
Catalog: KM-76
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.24 Grams
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.75 (7/26/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1855 O ARROWS H10C MS obverse 1855 O ARROWS H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Not surprisingly given its low mintage, this is the scarcest issue of the 1853-55 arrows subtype. Heavily worn pieces are usually available, but those at or near the Mint State level are rare. Gems are very elusive.

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Last Updated: 7/18/2014

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1855 O ARROWS H10C MS
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Base $ 21.00 27.00 35.00 60.00 170 170 250 275 300 475 650 720 925 1275 1850 4850 8500 19500 27500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 91
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


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11/20/1996 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 0895, 895/Lot# 1265 $163.50
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1611 $1,725.00
8/7/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale, 34/Lot# 349 $1,265.00
2/24/2011 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 561, 568/Lot# 7037 $1,293.75
7/12/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1172/Lot# 3333 $1,380.00
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(1), 1173/Lot# 3145 $1,527.50
3/3/2013 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/03/2013, 64/Lot# 99841 $137.50
11/1/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7416 $1,292.50


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