Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,880,000
Catalog: KM-A62.2
Obverse Designer: Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.24 Grams
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.57 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1856 H10C MS obverse 1856 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue was produced in large numbers, and worn examples are extremely common. Mint State pieces are fairly plentiful through the grade of MS 64. Many of these coins, however, are deficient in striking quality. The border denticles are flat or incomplete on most.

The only notable variety is a misplaced date having the lower loop of an 8 visible within Liberty's gown. Walter Breen's report of a doubled date is doubtful.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/6/2014

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1856 H10C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 16.00 18.50 24.00 31.00 65.00 65.00 125 135 145 155 165 190 250 345 600 1200 1900 5200 - - -
$ 75.00 130 140 155 165 180 200 265 380 660 1350 2350 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 454
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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8/7/2000 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Philadelphia 2000 #232, 232/Lot# 6875 $356.50
1/17/2001 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21014, 21014/Lot# 4131 $878.00
1/29/2001 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1401, 1401/Lot# 1181 $918.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 543 $220.80
2/4/2008 NCS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2485, 2485/Lot# 1302 $68.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 689 $1,047.65
1/24/2012 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The January 2012 Americana Sale, 134/Lot# 8453 $1,092.50
11/25/2012 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 81547 $28.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base332324154143237320351372404423450539631110318652335348649351047917170
123235458317426433035838241043247956978813572021271839696783127090
0000002643303583824104324795697881357202127183969678300
0000002923403653934164415096009451611217831024452863100
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2335
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 1865
Owner: pulver set
 
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