Coin Specifications

Category: Early Half Dimes (1792-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,370,000
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: $0.66 (5/23/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1833 H10C MS obverse 1833 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is another fairly plentiful entry in the Capped Bust Half Dime series. The published mintage includes some dated 1832, but the use of three obverse dies and seven reverses indicates that plenty were minted with the date 1833. Like the example illustrated, many of these coins are poorly struck at their centers.

The same press might coin half dimes one day, dimes the next, and then half dimes again the day after that. Thus, the dies were frequently removed from the press, shelved and then reinstalled. Little care was taken to use the same die pair each time, with the result that the known dies for this date produced a total of 10 marriages.

Varieties LM-2 and LM-5 are the rare ones for 1833, with LM-6 being a little less so. LM-1 (photos) and LM-8 are slightly scarce, while the remaining marriages are all common. Illustrated is LM-4.1, the decimal numeral indicating that this is the earliest of three die state for that marriage.

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Last Updated: 5/22/2015

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1833 H10C MS
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Base $ 55.00 70.00 85.00 125 200 260 280 325 370 465 600 950 1450 3375 5600 18000 - - -
$ 220 270 295 340 380 490 650 1050 1800 4200 6350 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 613
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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5/14/1997 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0945, 945/Lot# 1264 $92.65
11/19/1999 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 Santa Clara Bullet Sale #214, 214/Lot# 134 $920.00
6/1/2011 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1156/Lot# 3287 $2,990.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 1305 $5,060.00
10/27/2013 PCGS G 6   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 775, 784/Lot# 1217 $48.00
11/15/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1190/Lot# 33050 $1,410.00
4/27/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/27/2014, 173/Lot# 189651 $605.00
6/30/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20152 $129.25


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