Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 837,000
Catalog: KM-91
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.2400g
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.62 (10/2/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1872 S H10C MS obverse 1872 S H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This entry represents 1872 S half dimes certified by NGC prior to its routine distinction between the two mintmark placement varieties. See the following two entries for more complete information.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 445
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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5/27/2001 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1441, 1441/Lot# 1058 $654.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 1767 $1,437.50
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113092 $82.50
12/8/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131351/Lot# 24076 $84.00
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 7374 $763.75
3/20/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30005 $1,292.50
5/11/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 594 $180.00


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