Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,000
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: $0.65 (5/30/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1846 H10C MS obverse 1846 H10C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

This is one of the top key dates to completing a set of Seated Liberty Half Dimes. Its mintage was quite low, and the survival rate is comparable. Circulated pieces in any grade are in constant demand, while Mint State examples are exceedingly rare.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/18/2014

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Total Graded: 55
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 62

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6/28/1999 NGC VG 10   Teletrade Auction 1180, 1180/Lot# 1239 $370.60
11/1/2013 PCGS VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1191/Lot# 3274 $1,410.00
12/5/2013 PCGS G 4   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1192/Lot# 7446 $851.88
12/8/2013 PCGS MS 98   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 541 $700.00
10/8/2014 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1210/Lot# 3335 $2,585.00
10/27/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 27 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1214/Lot# 98189 $32,900.00
10/30/2014 PCGS VF 30   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 4087 $1,880.00

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