Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,564,000
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: $0.63 (3/5/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1845 H10C MS obverse 1845 H10C MS reverse

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This is a common issue across all grades through the lower range of Mint State. Only at MS 65 and higher does it become scarce to rare.

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Last Updated: 5/6/2014

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1845 H10C MS
Base $ 15.00 18.50 24.00 28.00 65.00 65.00 130 135 150 170 180 220 300 390 650 1300 2050 6100 - - -
$ 72.00 135 145 160 180 195 240 335 450 710 1475 2600 7500 -

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Total Graded: 236
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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8/19/1995 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1995 ANA Sale #139, 139/Lot# 5972 $880.00
11/3/1997 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0994, 994/Lot# 1266 $130.80
12/4/2006 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 116, 121/Lot# 649 $109.25
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 911 $356.50
8/2/2012 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 7697 $235.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1277 $1,035.00
10/14/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131243/Lot# 22096 $84.00
10/12/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 137998 $320.00

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