Seated Liberty Half Dimes were made from 1837 to 1873 with quite a few minor type variations. Seated Liberty Half Dimes were minted at Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco.
Lots of scarce and rare dates exist in this popular series with the 1870-S Seated Liberty Half Dime being the ultimate rarity – only a single example is known!
CAC. Well struck and lustrous with beautiful rich toning. The center is an iridescent light lime-green with russet tonig at the rim. Outstanding eye appeal.
No Drapery, Large Stars. Very attractive with billowing cream-white luster.
CAC. No Drapery. Extremely well struck with rich mint luster and light golden-tan toning.
CAC. No Drapery. Razor sharp strike with virtually flawless surfaces, rich mint luster and a blush of golden toning. Outstanding quality!
No Drapery. Creamy mint luster and a remarkably sharp strike. Russet-gold toning attests to the originality of this beautiful Gem Half Dime.
CAC. Very well struck with nice original frosty mint luster and a wisp of light russet-gold toning. A Gem with no significant marks.
CAC. A beautiful coin with rich mint luster beneath soft shades of violet and ivory. The strike is needle-sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
No Arrows. Very well struck with no significant marks and bright white luster. The 'No Arrows' 1853 half dime is very scarce with a mintage of just 135,000 compared to over 13 million of the 'Arrows' type!
Cream white luster and nice clean surfaces.
Short-lived 'Arrows' type. Extremely well struck with rich luster and faint champagne-gold toning. Only 4 coins graded numerically higher at NGC.
CAC. Arrows. An original satiny Gem example of this short-lived 'Arrow' type. The strike is needle-sharp and the predominately white surfaces have just a sprinkle of russet toning. Super!
Well struck with lustrous silver-gray surfaces. Truly scarce in mint state.
A beautiful richly toned Gem with shades of lavender, green and gold in the deeply reflective fields and a lovely greenish-gold on the heavily frosted devices. 1859 was the first year the U.S. Mint offered proofs to the public with proofs prior to that date being very elusive. Only 100 of these were minted!
CAC. Warm light golden toning on this well struck and fully lustrous Gem.
CAC. Very well struck with the date repunched to the south. The surfaces are very flashy and mostly brilliant with delicate rainbow toning developing towards the left obverse rim. A single year Paquet subtype with hollow star centers.
CAC. A very sharp strike with flashy mirrored surfaces and light golden toning.
CAC. Super flashy blazing mint luster with heavy frost on the devices. A coin that looks like it should have graded higher than a 63!
Creamy mint luster with nice clean surfaces.
CAC. Beautiful rich lustrous surfaces blanketed with pastel silver-blue toning.