Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 2,200,000
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: $0.74 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1853 O ARROWS H10C MS obverse 1853 O ARROWS H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A mintage of more than two million pieces was generous for a New Orleans Mint coin, and this reflected the urgency of restoring silver coins to circulation following a drought of three years. Where these coins all went is a bit of a mystery, as this date is slightly scarce in worn condition and genuinely rare in Mint State.

Large O and Medium O varieties are claimed for this issue, but the size difference, if any, is negligible. A minor repunched date variety is confirmed.

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Last Updated: 5/6/2014

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1853 O ARROWS H10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 19.00 23.00 30.00 40.00 80.00 80.00 145 170 215 270 330 475 650 1150 1800 4250 6850 33000 - - -
$ 85.00 155 200 235 300 360 525 725 1375 2300 5000 10000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 95
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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8/26/1996 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0870, 870/Lot# 1291 $414.20
9/19/2005 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #54, 59/Lot# 241 $207.00
7/9/2009 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 7513 $253.00
2/26/2012 NGC Details VF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/26/2012, 9/Lot# 35086 $51.05
2/28/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1958 $1,840.00
9/6/2012 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 7746 $176.25
1/7/2013 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3412, 3412/Lot# 1451 $120.00
8/18/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131335/Lot# 22617 $101.05


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1853 O ARROWS H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3323241501632653574154535055396099491393184328073747675313612228381
123235448719729537642747051656272210971543216431204749903916687228380
0000002953764274705165627221097154321643120474990391668700
00000032639544048752758583512451693248534335751113251976200
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 586
Owner: jacmitch
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 415
Owner: Halfdime Collector
 
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