Coin Specifications

Category: Early Half Dimes (1792-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 965,000
Catalog: KM-47
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 1.35 Grams
ASW: 0.0387oz
Melt Value: $0.61 (7/4/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1832 H10C MS obverse 1832 H10C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The calendar year mintage of half dimes for 1832 was a bit smaller than usual, but this date is certainly not rare, as many were coined with this date during 1833. Numismatists are able to determine this by comparing the various states of the dies used, as the same reverse die may have been more worn when paired with an 1832 obverse than it was when used to strike 1833-dated coins.

LM-5 (photos) is among the more common of some 14 die marriages known for 1832-dated half dimes. LM-11 is rare, while LM-9 is very rare. Scarce varieties include LM-1, -2, -4, -6, -8, -10, -13 and -14.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/22/2015

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1832 H10C MS
Base $ 55.00 70.00 85.00 115 190 255 275 320 370 465 610 950 1400 3050 5500 18000 - - -
$ 210 265 290 335 380 490 660 1050 1700 3900 6250 - -

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Total Graded: 934
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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9/10/2006 NGC MS 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1459 $2,933.00
4/10/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 237, 243/Lot# 5386 $373.75
6/26/2008 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 675 $4,025.00
10/23/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Teletrade Auction 3159, 3159/Lot# 1577 $172.50
9/25/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 7577 $199.75
11/15/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1190/Lot# 33040 $1,880.00
11/15/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1190/Lot# 33042 $1,938.75
3/10/2015 NGC   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 1132 $217.38

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