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United States Coinage: Half Dimes

Capped Bust: 1829-1837


United States of America, Half Dime, Capped Bust, 1835, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.35g, 89.25% Silver/10.75% Copper
Mintage: 2,760,000 (total with all varieties)
Note: Small Date and Small Denomination Variety

Consignor grade: XF


United States of America, Half Dime, Capped Bust, 1837, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.35g, 89.20% Silver/10.80% Copper
Mintage: 2,276,000 (total with all varieties)
Note: Small Date and Large Denomination Variety
Ex Great Britain Coins, July 1988

Consignor grade: VF/XF, mottled toning

Seated Liberty, No Stars: 1837-1838

Seated Liberty, Stars: 1838-1859


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1842, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.34g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 815,000

Consignor grade: AU


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1850-O, New Orleans Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.34g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 690,000
Ex Gilder Shop, Tampa-Florida, March 1989

Consignor grade: XF


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1853-O, New Orleans Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 2,200,000
Note: The arrows next to the date was indicative of the weight reduction from .0388 ounces ASW to .0362 ounces)

Consignor grade: XF (cleaned)


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1854, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 5,740,000
Note: The arrows next to the date was indicative of the weight reduction from .0388 ounces ASW to .0362 ounces)

Consignor grade: XF


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1856-O, New Orleans Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 1,100,000
Ex Scott Roberts, May 1988

Consignor grade: BU, light peripheral toning


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1858, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 3,500,000 (total with all varieties)
Note: Inverted date variety. On this variety, the date was engraved into the die upside down, then re-engraved properly.

Consignor grade: VF (cleaned)

Seated Liberty, Obverse Legend: 1860-1873


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1860, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 799,000
Ex Paul Sims, July 1988

Consignor grade: AU+ (cleaned)


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1861, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 3,361,000
Ex Kurt Krueger, May 1988

Consignor grade: XF-45


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1871, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 1,873,960
Note: Several die breaks on reverse.

Consignor grade: AU/Unc (cleaned)


United States of America, Half Dime, Seated Liberty, 1872, Philadelphia Mint
Reeded Edge
15.5mm, 1.24g, 90.00% Silver/10.00% Copper
Mintage: 2,947,950

Consignor grade: AU/Unc (cleaned)