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. No Stars, Small Date. Battleship gray with a lovely iridescent blue hue.
CAC. No Stars, Large Date. Flashy and mostly white with dappled toning.
CAC. No Drapery. Extremely well struck with rich mint luster and light golden-tan toning.
CAC. Beautiful champagne-white luster and a needle-sharp strike with virtually flawless surfaces.
Drapery. Well detailed with pleasing silver-gray surfaces. A tough date in any grade.
A tough date with 350,000 minted and an apparently low survival rate.
Sharply struck and devoid of marks with delicate champagne toning and neon blue at the edges. Super quality with just 3 grading MS-67 at NGC and none finer.
Very well struck with vibrant champagne-gold luster. The fields show a touch of proof-like reflectivity.
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. 600,000 minted and tough to find in any grade.
A near-Gem with cream-white luster and a sharp strike.
Arrows. Well struck with crisp luster and a light champagne hue.
Arrows. A beauty with vibrant luster over silver-gray surfaces accented with a touch of bright lemon-lime. The strike is sharp and there are zero noteworthy marks!
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!
Blast white luster and a great strike. The surfaces are virtually mark-free and show clear die clashing on both sides. Super quality!
CAC. Old time 'cabinet-toning' of gorgeous sea-green and dove-gray with rose and turquoise hues. The strike is bold and the surfaces are pristine. Only about 70 minted!
Well struck with crisp luster and attractive turquoise, lavender, gold and soft-gray toning. P.Q. for the grade!
CAC. Well struck with silky smooth lustrous surfaces coated with iridescent shades of forest-green, gold, dove-gray and a hint of turquoise.
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!