Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,060,000
Catalog: KM-91
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.24 Grams
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.71 (4/24/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1860 O H10C MS obverse 1860 O H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This final issue of half dimes from the New Orleans Mint enjoyed a generous mintage, and examples are plentiful through the grade of MS 64. Most are reasonably well struck, though all half dimes of this type are subject to occasional weakness at Liberty's head and foot, the lower part of the shield, the mintmark and the upper left of the wreath.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/11/2013

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1860 O H10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.95 17.25 20.70 25.30 54.05 54.05 96.00 108 120 144 168 222 240 330 575 1190 2190 5810 - - -
$ 61.00 108 121 134 161 188 240 260 360 630 1310 2410 6300 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 227
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
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4/27/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 8988


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
5/15/2006 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2204, 2204/Lot# 1287 $1,344.00
11/29/2006 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 November Dallas Signature Coin Auction #420, 420/Lot# 473 $1,035.00
10/3/2011 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 3148, 3148/Lot# 1289 $21.00
3/25/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131214/Lot# 24148 $126.50
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 7730 $305.50
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24405 $25.85
4/20/2014 PCGS F 12   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 800, 809/Lot# 1027 $27.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1860 O H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33237415011517923730835141245046353962010281609200928076339103641
123338447113619826032237142445448856675612211742227539847680103640
0000001982603223714244544885667561221174222753984768000
0000002172843363914374585135938921415187525415161902200
1860 O H10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33741455412719425833337844248449757766310911697211329416617107831
143842487814921528334839945648852360580512931835238941668005107830
0000002152833483994564885236058051293183523894166800500
0000002363083634204704925506349481495197426655391939400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2009
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 463
Owner: pulver set
 
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