Seated Liberty Half Dime 1837 - 1873

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Obverse Without Stars (1837-1838)

Weight:

1.3 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

15.9 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Obverse Designer:

Thomas Sully

Reverse Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18371,405,000About 20
1838-O70,0000

Obverse With Stars (1838-1853)

Weight:

1.3 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

15.9 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Obverse Designer:

Thomas Sully modified by Robert Ball Hughes

Reverse Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18382,255,000About 5
18391,069,150About 10
1839 O1,034,0390
18401,344,085About 10
1840 O935,0000
18411,150,000About 10
1841 O815,0000
1842815,000About 10
1842 O350,0000
18431,165,000About 10
1844430,000About 10
1844 O220,0000
18451,564,000About 10
184627,000About 15
18471,274,000About 15
1848668,000About 10
1848 O600,0000
18491,309,000About 10
1849 O140,0000
1850955,000About 10
1850 O690,0000
1851781,000About 10
1851 O860,0000
18521,000,500About 10
1852 O260,0000
1853135,0000
1853 O160,0000

Arrowheads At Date (1853-1855)

Weight:

1.2 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

15.9 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Obverse Designer:

Thomas Sully modified by Robert Ball Hughes

Reverse Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
185313,210,020 About 5
1853-O 2,200,000 0
1854 5,740,000 About 20
1854-O1,560,000 0
18551,750,000 About 20
1855-O 600,000 0

Obverse With Stars (1856-1859)

Weight:

1.2 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

15.9 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Obverse Designer:

Thomas Sully modified by Robert Ball Hughes

Reverse Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dime PCGS MS-67
PCGS MS-67
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18564,880,000About 50
1856 O1,100,0000
18577,280,000About 75
1857 O1,380,0000
18583,500,000About 125
1858 O1,660,0000
1859340,000About 800
1859 O560,0000

Obverse With Legend (1860-1873)

Weight:

1.2 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

15.9 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Obverse Designer:

Thomas Sully modified by Robert Ball Hughes and James B. Longacre

Reverse Designer:

James B. Longacre
 Seated Liberty Half Dime NGC MS-67
NGC MS-67
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
1860799,0001,000
1860 O1,060,0000
18613,361,0001,000
18621,492,000550
186318,000460
1863 S100,0000
186448,000470
1864 S90,0000
186513,000500
1865 S120,0000
186610,000725
1866 S120,0000
18678,000625
1867 S120,0000
186888,600600
1868 S280,0000
1869208,000600
1869 S230,0000
1870535,0001,000
1870 S10
18711,873,000960
1871 S161,0000
18722,947,000950
1872 S837,0000
1873712,000600
1873 S324,0000

Mint Mark Legend

Below "DIME" on the reverse except for the 1872 which could be within or
below the wreath on the reverse and the 1873 which is below the wreath.
Mint MarkMintDate of Operation
NonePhiladelphia1793-present
ONew Orleans, LA1838-1861; 1879-1909
SSan Francisco, CA1854-1955; 1968-present

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1871 SEATED HALF DIME NGC MS61
1871 SEATED HALF DIME NGC MS61
1856 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C HIGH GRADE GOOD DATE SILVER US COIN CC4949
1856 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C HIGH GRADE GOOD DATE SILVER US COIN CC4949
1853 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C ARROWS UNGRADED GOOD DATE SILVER US COIN CC4948
1853 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C ARROWS UNGRADED GOOD DATE SILVER US COIN CC4948
1837 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C SMALL DATE NO STARS 90 SILVER US COIN CC4947
1837 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME 5C SMALL DATE NO STARS 90  SILVER US COIN CC4947
1843/184 RPD LIBERTY SEATED US HALF DIME H10C NGC VG DETAILS
1843/184 RPD LIBERTY SEATED US HALF DIME H10C NGC VG DETAILS
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1853 P SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME WITH ARROWS GOOD/VG DETAILS
1853 P SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME WITH ARROWS GOOD/VG DETAILS
1873 S SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME FINE/VF DETAILS
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1862 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME VF/XF OBVERSE DETAILS
1862 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME  VF/XF OBVERSE DETAILS
1860 P SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME VG DETAILS
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1857 P SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME FINE DETAILS
1857 P SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME  FINE DETAILS
1873 S SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME KEY DATE
1873 S SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME   KEY DATE
1849 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME FULL DATE VG/FINE DETAILS
1849 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME  FULL DATE VG/FINE DETAILS
1839 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME
1839 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DIME
 

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