Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.3400g
ASW: 0.0388oz
Melt Value: $0.92 (9/28/2020)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1837 SEATED H10C PF obverse 1837 SEATED H10C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

Some 20 proofs were coined of the 1837 half dime to commemorate the launch of this new design. One went to the Mint's own cabinet, now a part of the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. The others were presented to various VIPs, and 10-12 are known to have survived the years.

All of these proofs are of the Large Date variety and reveal no less than three punchings of numeral 8.

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1837 SEATED H10C PF
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1837 SEATED H10C PF
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Total-------------1232-1---9
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1837 SEATED H10C PF
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Base28092957311032693434360536953782383938763930396641564353557463828510928010968115051206012635
2858300831633324349136353724380138513894394240294221476058437091876698421114711690122510
000000372438013851389439424029422147605843709187669842111471169000
0000003753382038633912395440924287516761127800902310405113261187500
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