Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 815,000
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: $0.64 (5/4/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1841 O H10C MS obverse 1841 O H10C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Circulated examples of this issue are slightly scarce, while Mint State pieces are very scarce. Gems are extremely rare, as the Census data indicate. Some coins are well struck, but the majority will have some areas of weakness.

1841 O half dimes are known with either the Small O or Medium O (photos) mintmark, but there is no significant difference in rarity.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/6/2014

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1841 O H10C MS
Base $ 19.00 24.00 35.00 65.00 175 380 425 575 650 1300 1625 2050 3500 7250 12000 19000 - - -
$ 190 410 465 625 725 1525 1800 2300 4600 8750 - - -

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Total Graded: 51
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
9/10/2006 NGC MS 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1464 $10,925.00
9/21/2009 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 412, 418/Lot# 7271 $152.95
7/7/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1157/Lot# 3368 $1,725.00
9/7/2011 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1159/Lot# 7418 $126.50
11/18/2012 PCGS VF 30   Teletrade Auction 3383, 3383/Lot# 1465 $70.00
2/22/2013 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 6916 $199.75
4/24/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1184/Lot# 1650 $763.75
7/6/2014 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 137996 $560.00
8/31/2014 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 137996 $560.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1841 O H10C MS
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Grade: XF 40
Points: 563
Owner: Halfdime Collector
Grade: VG Details
Points: 16
Owner: McBlzr
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