Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 781,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht and Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.3400g
ASW: 0.0388oz
Melt Value: $0.66 (12/8/2016)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1851 H10C MS obverse 1851 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its lower than usual mintage, the 1851 Philadelphia Mint half dime is readily available across all grades. It is disproportionately common in Mint State due to the hoarding of silver coins at a time when they were worth more than their equivalent face value in gold coins. These hoards were often forgotten until discovered decades later, at which time the coins already had collector value.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/4/2016

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1851 H10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 16.00 21.00 25.00 30.00 70.00 130 145 160 195 225 255 290 450 650 1350 1800 5750 14000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 160
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
1/9/2002 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1526, 1526/Lot# 1143 $490.50
7/5/2006 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 561 $805.00
4/19/2010 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 472, 478/Lot# 200 $494.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 8238 $437.00
9/7/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1159/Lot# 7421 $172.50
1/1/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/01/2012, 1/Lot# 30969 $1,210.00
1/7/2015 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1216/Lot# 3751 $4,171.25
2/7/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131607/Lot# 25082 $305.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1851 H10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base545976981192202374374505025866537257939251345202924643984608966518644
56658310515322630444146753060867774883710651573217429714686627673150
00000030444146753060867774883710651573217429714686627600
00000037044648555863170177088112051801231934775387646400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2464
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1345
Owner: Coin Maven
 
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