Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 430,000
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: $0.61 (7/7/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1844 H10C MS obverse 1844 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite a lower than usual mintage for a Philadelphia Mint half dime, this date is not rare. Its availability is comparable to that of the 1843 across most grades.

A dramatically repunched date variety is found for 1844 (photos), yet this is actually more common than the normal date. It is nonetheless popular, attracting attention from collectors who may not seek half dimes as a series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/6/2014

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1844 H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 18.50 25.00 30.00 65.00 130 135 160 180 230 285 465 650 1375 1750 5200 - - -
$ 70.00 135 150 170 190 245 325 515 725 1525 3050 6800 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 172
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/4/2011 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 910 $216.00
12/4/2012 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3393, 3393/Lot# 1045 $422.00
7/21/2013 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 761, 770/Lot# 71 $85.00
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7591 $305.50
9/28/2014 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/28/2014, 194/Lot# 213298 $1.00
11/6/2014 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(1), 1211/Lot# 3317 $3,055.00
4/19/2015 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131517/Lot# 27659 $211.50
4/19/2015 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131517/Lot# 27158 $352.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1844 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54597610212325527245046352757560968479310881333202923023885413545596081
56658510916726133145448454358663472089111701565212028303968427650660
00000033145448454358663472089111701565212028303968427600
00000039145950655959865975799012511797221133574052441800
1844 H10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54597610212325527245046352757560968479310881333202923023885413545596081
56658510916726133145448454358663472089111701565212028303968427650660
00000033145448454358663472089111701565212028303968427600
00000039145950655959865975799012511797221133574052441800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2302
Owner: Ugakoivet
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2029
Owner: Shep
 
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