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: $0.63 (10/23/2019)
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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/3/2019

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1872 S H10C MS
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Base $ 19.00 22.00 25.00 41.00 54.00 82.00 90.00 95.00 110 160 170 180 260 415 570 1090 1690 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

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

The chart showing 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1872 S H10C MS
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Base------11-834120488313978212---436
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/6/1999 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1121, 1121/Lot# 1312 $130.80
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 1868 $575.00
7/8/2010 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 July Orlando, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1142, 1142/Lot# 7517 $345.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 931 $195.50
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1976 $1,207.50
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 113092 $82.50
5/11/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 594 $180.00
1/25/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131505/Lot# 21205 $352.50


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