Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,309,000
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 (7/31/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1849 H10C MS obverse 1849 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This large mintage issue is common in all circulated grades, though it is less available in Mint State than the most common P-Mint half dimes of the 1840s.

There are several repunched date varieties, and attributing these has proved to be a real challenge for numismatists. Traditionally, these have been lumped into two categories: 1849/8 and 1849/6, but the latter is not really distinct as to the underlying numeral or numerals. Unless and until the matter is proved with certainty, NGC will label these coins as simply RPD with the Fivaz/Stanton number.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/18/2014

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1849 H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 21.00 28.00 45.00 80.00 160 180 200 235 290 345 475 940 1825 3000 5500 - - -
$ 105 170 195 220 250 315 375 525 1100 2150 4000 6250 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 195
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/6/2004 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 611 $2,875.00
6/25/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 153, 158/Lot# 1454 $201.25
3/10/2010 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2823, 2823/Lot# 1305 $92.00
7/7/2013 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131329/Lot# 20803 $152.75
8/8/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(1), 1188/Lot# 3442 $1,292.50
6/29/2014 NGC VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 115685 $40.00
2/5/2015 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1389 $9,987.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base63678511518330438152757562069574580290011031649235230093984423946706218
64739513822333043054359064571276483596812851883257133344069438351860
00000043054359064571276483596812851883257133344069438300
000000478559605670728783867103514672118279036594154452600
1849 H10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base597289106135292426522570615713791815930108417082210311939168356136923
6377941151873364585385856477397998539811292187525133384539610134136920
000000458538585647739799853981129218752513338453961013400
0000004905546006807658078911032150020422816365068761191300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2352
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1103
Owner: ddr70
 
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