Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)
Mint: San Francisco
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.2400g
ASW: 0.0359oz
Melt Value: $0.61 (6/29/2017)
Diameter: 15.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1872 S H10C MS obverse 1872 S H10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This entry represents 1872 S half dimes certified by NGC prior to its routine distinction between the two mintmark placement varieties. See the following two entries for more complete information.



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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 436
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/27/1996 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 0897, 897/Lot# 1230 $76.30
8/15/2011 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 8288 $460.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113091 $103.44
5/11/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 594 $180.00
6/1/2014 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131423/Lot# 24167 $76.00
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7407 $367.78
4/19/2015 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131517/Lot# 27193 $258.50
5/12/2015 NGC MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2015 May 12 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection III US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1228/Lot# 98187 $6,168.75


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