Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,740,000
Catalog: KM-76
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.24 Grams
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.53 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1854 ARROWS H10C MS obverse 1854 ARROWS H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Though the Philadelphia Mint's output of half dimes fell by more than half from 1853, the mintage for 1854 was still quite large for this series. The 1854(P) half dime is fairly common across all grades through MS 65. Collectors will want to shop for a well struck example from fresh dies, and they should also avoid the frequently seen die-clash impressions, which are distracting on a type coin.

Minor repunched date varieties are known, but the most appealing variety is the one in which the date was placed too high and overlaps Liberty's base.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/10/2015

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1854 ARROWS H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 18.00 22.00 26.00 34.00 68.00 140 160 170 190 230 290 350 650 1600 3550 19500 - - -
$ 75.00 150 170 180 205 245 320 385 850 1950 5500 26000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 627
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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4/8/1994 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1994 Indianapolis Bullet Sale #117, 117/Lot# 190 $770.00
5/5/1997 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 0942, 942/Lot# 1247 $98.10
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1844 $368.00
4/26/2006 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 April (CSNS) Signature Auction #404, 404/Lot# 1889 $488.75
11/3/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 1484 $243.80
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1279 $2,415.00
3/2/2014 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 793, 802/Lot# 1071 $160.00
10/12/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 214021 $81.00
2/22/2015 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131509/Lot# 21717 $129.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 ARROWS H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base677289106139265288477527551597653684802908133321973486592262631323316496
697895117181273351494535566616663723837105016212627429860368586143210
00000035149453556661666372383710501621262742986036858600
000000414510543582634674763873119119093056511061491091000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3486
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1333
Owner: RGT
 
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