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!
Large Date. Crisp white luster and a sharp strike.
CAC stickered. Large Date. A beautiful example of the short-lived 'No Stars' type. Extremely well struck with crisp frosty luster, a faint golden hue and no significant marks. Very conservatively graded!
No Drapery. Well detailed with lustrous surfaces and attractive lavender, gray and gold toning.
CAC. No Drapery. Extremely well struck with rich mint luster and light golden-tan toning.
CAC. No Drapery. Just over a million struck yet very elusive in mint state. This example is well struck with a crisp white core and light golden toning at the borders. PCGS has only graded 2 coins finer.
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.
Well struck with very flashy white luster and beautiful, nearly mark-free surfaces. Super eye appeal.
CAC approved. Splashes of russet gray tone over rich frosty luster with the appearance of just coming from an old time collection. Needle sharp strike.
CAC approved. A beautiful coin with rich mint luster beneath soft shades of violet and ivory. The strike is needle-sharp and there are very few marks.
Well struck with lustrous, mostly white surfaces that display light russet toning. A scarce date in high grade with just 10 coins grading finer than this near-Gem at PCGS.
Light greenish-gold toning.
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!
CAC. Well struck with flashy luster and a faint greenish-gold hue.
No Arrows. An elusive coin in any grade with 160,000 minted versus 2.2 million of the With Arrows type. This example has nice steel-gray surfaces and is properly detailed for the grade.
Short-lived 'Arrows' type. Extremely well struck with rich luster and faint champagne-gold toning. Only 4 coins graded higher at NGC.
Well struck with silver-gray surfaces.
Nice creamy mint luster with champagne-tan toning. Clean surfaces with no noteworthy abrasions.
A beautiful richly toned Gem with tones 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 approved. This fabulous Gem has virtually flawless surfaces and a beautiful patina with multi-colored iridescence.