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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1837 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO STARS, LARGE DATE MS67+

VERY SCARCE DOUBLE DATE. VP-001. FABULOUS ELECTRIC BLUE PERIPHERAL TONING. SECOND HIGHEST GRADED FOR THE DATE. LARGE DATE.
$24,500.00

1837 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO STARS, SMALL DATE MS67

NO STARS. SMALL DATE. GEM SATIN LUSTER. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$17,950.00

1838 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO DRAPERY MS67

LARGE STARS. LOVELY AMBER BLUE COLOR. ONLY 5 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$9,500.00

1838 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, SMALL STARS MS66

NO DRAPERY. SMALL STARS. SATIN WHITE. TIED WITH 3 OTHER C COINS FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$5,950.00

1839 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO DRAPERY MS66

NO DRAPERY. SATIN WHITE.
$2,995.00

1839 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO DRAPERY PR65 Cameo

NO DRAPERY. ONLY 10 COINS STRUCK. TIED WITH ONE OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$39,950.00

1840 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, NO DRAPERY PR65

NO DRAPERY. GEM PROOF. ONLY 5 MINTED. A FABULOUS RARITY. HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$97,500.00

1842 LIBERTY SEATED H10C PR65+

GEM PROOF. ONLY 10 COINS STRUCK. JUST ONE COIN GRADED HIGHER
$38,500.00

1844-O LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY MS64

PRISTINE SURFACES. TIED WITH OTHER FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC
$12,500.00

1846 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR66

FABULOUS GEM. ONLY 18 STRUCK. JUST 1 GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
$49,500.00

1847 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY MS67

SATIN WHITE GEM. JUST 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$4,850.00

1852-O LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY MS66

GEM SURFACES. TIED WITH 1 OTHER FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$12,950.00

1853 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, ARROWS MS67

ARROWS. GEM SATIN WHITE LUSTEROUS SURFACE. JUST TW0 MS67+ GRADED HIGHER.
$7,950.00

1853 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, ARROWS MS67

ARROWS. LOVELY IRIDESCENT COLOR. ONLY 3 MS67+ GRADED HIGHER.
$8,750.00

1854 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, ARROWS MS67

ARROWS. GEM WHITE LUSTEROUS SURFACES. TIED WITH FOUR OTHER COINS FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$8,750.00

1855 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, ARROWS MS67

ARROWS. GEM LUSTEROUS BLAST WHITE SURFACES. ONLY A SINGLE MS68 IS GRADED HIGHER.
$10,950.00

1855 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, ARROWS PR66

ARROWS. GEM PROOF. ONLY 20 STRUCK. TIED WITH 1 OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$29,500.00

1856 LIBERTY SEATED H10C PR66

GEM PROOF. ONLY 50 STRUCK. JUST 1 COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS
$12,950.00

1856 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR65

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

1856 LIBERTY SEATED H10C, DRAPERY PR65

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

1857 LIBERTY SEATED H10C MS67+

VERY FLASHY SURFACES. JUST ONE COIN GRADE HIGHER.
$4,450.00