Coin Specifications

Category: Early Half Dimes (1792-1837)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,370,000
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 1.3500g
ASW: 0.0387oz
Melt Value: $1.08 (6/12/2021)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1833 H10C MS obverse 1833 H10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is another fairly plentiful entry in the Capped Bust Half Dime series. The published mintage includes some dated 1832, but the use of three obverse dies and seven reverses indicates that plenty were minted with the date 1833. Like the example illustrated, many of these coins are poorly struck at their centers.

The same press might coin half dimes one day, dimes the next, and then half dimes again the day after that. Thus, the dies were frequently removed from the press, shelved and then reinstalled. Little care was taken to use the same die pair each time, with the result that the known dies for this date produced a total of 10 marriages.

Varieties LM-2 and LM-5 are the rare ones for 1833, with LM-6 being a little less so. LM-1 (photos) and LM-8 are slightly scarce, while the remaining marriages are all common. Illustrated is LM-4.1, the decimal numeral indicating that this is the earliest of three die state for that marriage.

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Last Updated: 10/19/2020

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1833 H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 55.00 85.00 110 125 210 260 275 300 370 420 465 600 940 1400 2800 5250 16500 - - -
$ 220 - 295 340 380 - 490 650 - 1800 3200 6350 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 705
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/8/2021 1833 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base486113615321311409744378104111433016---702
---------------31-31--8
---------------132----6
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Total4861136153213114097443781041154732191--716
 1%1%1%2%5%2%4%2%2%6%14%1%6%11%15%16%7%4%3%0%-- 
1833 H10C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------1-2----3
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Total---------------1-2----3
 ---------------33%-67%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1833 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20122027232043762068474578386594197410881271165820483103390263249234146990
2072372883594986417047588108909521012114914001788240033694709729411056146990
000000704758810890952101211491400178824003369470972941105600
000000725770838916963105012101529191827513636551782641287700
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 6324
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3103
Owner: Electric Peak
 
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