Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,000
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: $0.72 (9/19/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1846 H10C MS obverse 1846 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is one of the top key dates to completing a set of Seated Liberty Half Dimes. Its mintage was quite low, and the survival rate is comparable. Circulated pieces in any grade are in constant demand, while Mint State examples are exceedingly rare.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 51
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 62


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6/28/1999 NGC VG 10   Teletrade Auction 1180, 1180/Lot# 1239 $370.60
7/30/2008 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 23 $2,070.00
2/3/2011 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1152/Lot# 3338 $3,881.25
6/5/2013 PCGS G 6   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1186/Lot# 7605 $881.25
12/8/2013 PCGS MS 98   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 541 $700.00
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30192 $23,501.18


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