Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 837,000
Catalog: KM-91
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.2400g
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.62 (5/22/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1872 S H10C MS obverse 1872 S H10C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

This entry represents 1872 S half dimes certified by NGC prior to its routine distinction between the two mintmark placement varieties. See the following two entries for more complete information.


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Total Graded: 443
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68

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12/22/1997 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1008, 1008/Lot# 1249 $239.80
1/6/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/06/2013, 56/Lot# 83833 $192.50
11/10/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131347/Lot# 26466 $217.38
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 7374 $763.75
3/21/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(3), 1198/Lot# 11191 $587.50
10/8/2014 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1210/Lot# 3342 $2,820.00
10/19/2014 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 826, 835/Lot# 71 $55.00
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3506, 6060/Lot# 22091 $329.00
3/8/2015 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131511/Lot# 25033 $282.00

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