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: $0.57 (8/4/2015)
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: 7/10/2015

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1845 H10C MS
Base $ 15.00 18.50 24.00 28.00 65.00 130 135 150 170 220 300 390 650 1300 2000 5650 - - -
$ 72.00 135 145 160 180 240 335 450 710 1475 2600 7500 -

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Total Graded: 237
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
10/19/1998 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1097, 1097/Lot# 1297 $163.50
6/7/2000 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2000 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #228, 228/Lot# 147 $402.50
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
9/6/2012 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 7742 $81.00
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# 33069 $998.75
1/5/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131402/Lot# 22117 $103.40
2/16/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 142053 $854.92
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 1312 $998.75

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