Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 324,000
Catalog: KM-91
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.24 Grams
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.53 (8/2/2015)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1873 S H10C MS obverse 1873 S H10C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Coinage of this issue was limited to the opening months of the year, after which time this denomination became obsolete. The result was a smaller mintage than in 1872, and it's not certain that all of these coins were actually issued.

Though more available in Mint State than its Philadelphia Mint cousin, this is still a fairly scarce issue in gem condition.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/18/2014

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1873 S H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 16.00 18.50 23.50 28.00 50.00 100.00 120 135 150 190 255 285 500 900 2300 7500 - - -
$ 55.00 105 130 145 160 200 270 320 540 1000 2750 - -

The World Coin Price Guide is independently compiled by Krause Publications’ NumisMaster. NGC makes this information available to its website visitors as a free service, but in no way does the information provided represent NGC’s official opinion or policy. For example, varieties listed in the World Coin Price Guide may not necessarily be recognized by NGC. Please contact NGC Customer Service with any questions.

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 253
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/9/1998 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1103, 1103/Lot# 1317 $708.50
6/17/2010 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 1769 $2,415.00
7/12/2012 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(4), 1172/Lot# 7836 $126.50
3/31/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 745, 754/Lot# 382 $375.00
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1192/Lot# 7469 $470.00
5/11/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/11/2014, 179/Lot# 182092 $209.55
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 640 $235.75
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7283 $705.00


NGC Registry

Related Articles

The Last Half Dimes

9/1/2005  — The future of the silver half dime looked bright in 1860, when the U. S. Mint debuted a new version of the familiar Seated Liberty design.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer