Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,880,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht and Robert B. Hughes
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.2400g
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.65 (2/24/2017)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1856 H10C MS obverse 1856 H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue was produced in large numbers, and worn examples are extremely common. Mint State pieces are fairly plentiful through the grade of MS 64. Many of these coins, however, are deficient in striking quality. The border denticles are flat or incomplete on most.

The only notable variety is a misplaced date having the lower loop of an 8 visible within Liberty's gown. Walter Breen's report of a doubled date is doubtful.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/4/2016

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1856 H10C MS
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Base $ 17.00 20.00 24.00 32.00 65.00 125 135 150 165 175 195 260 375 600 1275 1800 5200 19750 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 660 1375 2350 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 490
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
8/13/1996 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1996 ANA Bullet Sale #160, 160/Lot# 203 $660.00
11/23/1999 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #19115, 19115/Lot# 4726 $1,006.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 543 $220.80
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 689 $1,047.65
6/17/2010 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 1752 $4,025.00
2/3/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1152/Lot# 7751 $207.00
4/8/2012 NGC Details XF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/08/2012, 17/Lot# 35090 $39.00
2/18/2013 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3418, 3418/Lot# 1900 $90.00
6/12/2016 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131625/Lot# 25073 $84.00


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