Liberty Seated Half Dimes

No Stars Obverse (1837-1838)


1835 started off with a bang. On January 30th, an assailant fired two shots at President Andrew Jackson as he was leaving the House chamber. The shots missed. Ironically, a short time later, Samuel Colt patented his revolver. In early spring, Georgia passed the death penalty for anyone publishing anything that could incite slave rebellions. Abolitionists ranted, while most of the South approved. Lots of tension, lots of change.

Changes also led to the Mint becoming a very busy place. For the first time ever, there was a large amount of silver and gold available for use. New steam technology brought the introduction of modern, state of the art coining presses which could strike coins quickly and efficiently in a close collar. These factors were instrumental in the Mint’s entering the modern era.

Newly appointed Mint Director Robert M. Patterson had strong feelings about his own vision of the .... (Expand Text)

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1856 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR65

ESTIMATED 40-60 STRUCK. CAC.
$10,500.00

1857 LIBERTY SEATED H10C PR66

ESTIMATED 40-60 STRUCK. ONLY 2 COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$7,500.00

1857 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY MS67

BEAUTIFUL LIGHT AMBER GREEN TONING.
$2,950.00

1857-O LIBERTY SEATED H10C MS66+

GEM SATIN WHITE. CAC
$5,350.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR66 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 80 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$7,250.00

1859 LIBERTY SEATED H10C PR67+

GEM PROOF. ONLY 800 STRUCK. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$21,950.00

1859 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR66 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. A FABULOUS GEM. ONLY 800 STRUCK. CAC.
$8,950.00

1859 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR67

GEM PROOF. JUST 800 MINTED. ONLY A PR67+ GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$17,500.00

1860 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, LEGEND MS68

FROSTY WHITE GEM. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED. CAC.
$14,950.00

1862 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, LEGEND PR67 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 550 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$8,750.00

1864 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, LEGEND MS66

GEM IRIDESCENT TONING. CIVIL WAR YEAR.
$3,850.00

1865 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, LEGEND PR67

GEM PROOF. ONLY 500 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST AT PCGS.
$6,950.00

1870 LIBERTY SEATED H10C MS68

*QUALITY. A SPECTACULAR GEM. TIED WITH 1 OTHER COIN FOR HIGH GRADE.
$13,950.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED H10C PR67 Deep Cameo

GEM WHITE. ONLY 960 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$9,950.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, LEGEND MS68

GEM WHITE. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED.
$12,950.00

1872-S LIBERTY SEATED H10C, MINTMARK ABOVE MS67+

MM ABOVE BOW. LOVELY SATIN SHEEN. POSSIBLE FINEST KNOWN. CAC
$7,750.00

1872-S LIBERTY SEATED H10C, MINTMARK BELOW, LEGEND MS68

MINTMARK BELOW BOW. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED.
$10,500.00