Seated Liberty Half Dollar (1839 - 1891)

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Without Motto On Reverse (1839 - 1853)

Weight:

13.36 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar
Seated Liberty Half Dollars
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18391,972,400About 5
18401,435,008About 10
1840-O855,1000
1841310,000About 10
1841-O401,0000
18422,012,764About 5
1842-O957,0000
18433,844,000About 10
1843-O2,268,0000
18441,766,000About 5
1844-O2,005,0000
1845589,000About 5
1845-O2,094,0000
18462,210,000About 20
1846-O2,304,0000
18471,156,000About 20
1847-O2,584,0000
1848580,000About 5
1848-O3,180,0000
18491,252,000About 10
1849-O2,310,0000
1850227,000About 5
1850-O2,456,0000
1851200,750About 5
1851-O402,0000
185277,130About 10
1852-O144,000About 5
1853-OAbout 50

With Arrowheads At Date And Rays On Reverse (1853)

Weight:

12.44 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar with Arrows and Rays
with Arrows and Rays
Seated Liberty Half Dollars

Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18533,532,708About 10
1853-O1,328,0000

With Arrowheads At Date, Without Rays On Reverse (1854 - 1855)

Weight:

12.44 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar  with Arrows, without Rays
with Arrows, without Rays
Seated Liberty Half Dollars
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18542,982,000About 30
1854-O5,240,0000
1855759,500About 15
1855-O3,688,0000
1855-S129,9500

Original Design Resumed (1856 - 1866)

Weight:

12.44 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar
Seated Liberty Half Dollars

Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
1856938,000About 30
1856-O2,658,0000
1856-S211,0000
18571,988,000About 75
1857-O818,0000
1857-S158,0000
18584,226,000About 200
1858-O7,294,0000
1858-S476,0000
1859747,200800
1859-O2,834,0000
1859-S566,0000
1860302,7001,000
1860-O1,290,0000
1860-S472,0000
18612,887,4001,000
1861-O2,532,633About 5
1861-S939,5000
1862253,000550
1862-S1,352,0000
1863503,200460
1863-S916,0000
1864379,100470
1864-S658,0000
1865511,400500
1865-S675,0000
1866 Without Motto0Unique
1866-S Without Motto60,0000

With "In God We Trust" On Reverse (1866 - 1873)

Weight:

12.44 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar
Seated Liberty Half Dollars
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Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
1866 With Motto744,900725
1866-S With Motto994,0000
1867449,300625
1867-S1,196,0000
1868417,600600
1868-S1,160,0000
1869795,300600
1869-S656,0000
1870633,9001,000
1870-CC54,6170
1870-S1,004,0000
18711,203,600960
1871-CC153,9500
1871-S2,178,0000
1872880,600950
1872-CC257,0000
1872-S580,0000
1873 No Arrowheads801,200600
1873-CC No Arrowheads122,5000
1873-S No Arrowheads5,0000

With Arrowheads (1873 - 1874)

Weight:

12.5 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar PCGS MS63
PCGS MS63
Seated Liberty Half Dollars

Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18731,815,150550
1873-CC214,5600
1873-S228,0000
18742,359,600700
1874-CC59,0000
1874-S394,0000

With Motto Design Resumed (1875 - 1891)

Weight:

12.44 grams

Content:

90% silver 10% copper

Diameter:

30.6 millimeters

Edge:

Reeded

Designer:

Christian Gobrecht
 Seated Liberty Half Dollar
Seated Liberty Half Dollars
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
18756,026,800700
1875-CC1,008,0000
1875-S3,200,0000
18768,418,0001,150
1876-CC1,956,0000
1876-S4,528,0000
18778,304,000510
1877-CC1,420,0000
1877-S5,356,0000
18781,377,600800
1878-CC62,0000
1878-S12,0000
18794,8001,100
18808,4001,355
188110,000975
18824,4001,100
18838,0001,039
18844,400875
18855,200930
18865,000886
18875,000710
188812,001832
188912,000711
189012,000590
1891200,000600

Mint Mark Legend

Below the eagle on the reverse.
Mint MarkMintDate of Operation
NonePhiladelphia1793-present
ONew Orleans, LA1838-1861; 1879-1909
SSan Francisco, CA1854-1955; 1968-present
CCCarson City, NV1870-1893

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1882 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR PF 67 CAMEO NGC SKU215196
1882 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR PF 67 CAMEO NGC   SKU215196
1864 S SEATED HALF DOLLAR PCGS VF30
1864 S SEATED HALF DOLLAR PCGS VF30
1876 CC LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR XF 45 NGC SKU167904
1876 CC LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR XF 45 NGC   SKU167904
1873 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR PCGS MS 63 ARROWS
1873 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR PCGS MS 63 ARROWS
1868 S SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR PCGS XF40
1868 S SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR    PCGS XF40
1855 O ARROWS SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR 50C. NGC SS SHIPWRECK AU / UNC DETAIL
1855 O ARROWS SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR 50C. NGC SS SHIPWRECK   AU / UNC DETAIL
1840 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR PCGS XF40 SMALL LETTERS
1840 SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR    PCGS XF40 SMALL LETTERS
1858 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR NO MOTTO 50C NGC AU55
1858 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR   NO MOTTO 50C NGC AU55
1858 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR 50C. NGC SS SHIPWRECK AU / UNC DETAIL
1858 O SEATED LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR 50C. NGC SS SHIPWRECK   AU / UNC DETAIL
1880 NGC/CAC PF 65 PROOF LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR
1880 NGC/CAC PF 65 PROOF LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR
1842 RPD WB 13 SEATED LIBERTY 50C PCGS VF35 LOOKS XF VARIETY
1842   RPD  WB 13    SEATED LIBERTY 50C   PCGS VF35   LOOKS XF    VARIETY
1878 S LIBERTY SEATED 50C PCGS MS 63
1878 S LIBERTY SEATED 50C PCGS MS 63
1891 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR FINE 12 NGC SKU239100
1891 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR FINE 12 NGC   SKU239100
1856 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR SS REPUBLIC SHIPWRECK NGC SKU239111
1856 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR SS REPUBLIC SHIPWRECK NGC   SKU239111
1878 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR VG 10 NGC SKU239107
1878 LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR VG 10 NGC   SKU239107
1843 O LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR FINE 12 NGC SKU239110
1843 O LIBERTY SEATED HALF DOLLAR FINE 12 NGC   SKU239110
 

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