Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,660,000
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: $0.53 (8/31/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1858 O H10C MS obverse 1858 O H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Though the 1858 O half dime mintage of 1.66 million pieces implies that this date should be common in Mint State, it is actually noticeably more scarce than its Philadelphia Mint cousin. Even so, examples of average quality remain available. Most are better struck than the typical half dime of the 1856-58 period.

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Last Updated: 7/18/2014

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1858 O H10C MS
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Base $ 17.00 19.00 26.00 42.00 85.00 160 170 185 225 325 415 500 675 1600 2500 14000 - - -
$ 95.00 167 180 205 240 360 450 550 800 1950 3250 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 231
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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9/10/1997 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 0979, 979/Lot# 1200 $392.40
2/20/2005 NGC MS 65   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1062 $1,265.00
8/18/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 275, 281/Lot# 352 $184.00
9/9/2009 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129, 1129/Lot# 7620 $126.50
11/29/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1177/Lot# 8211 $646.25
3/18/2013 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3422, 3422/Lot# 1452 $130.00
5/26/2013 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/26/2013, 76/Lot# 117638 $54.00
10/10/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 14682 $282.00


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