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!
No Stars, Large Date. Crisp white luster with no significant marks. A great looking coin for the grade.
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.
CAC. No Drapery. Razor sharp strike with virtually flawless surfaces, rich mint luster and a blush of golden toning. Outstanding quality!
No Drapery. Well detailed with pleasing silver-gray surfaces. A tough date in any grade.
Drapery. Just 240,000 minted and tough in any grade.
Very well struck with vibrant champagne-gold luster. The fields show a touch of proof-like reflectivity.
Well struck with brilliant satiny luster and an attractive lavender hue.
CAC. Very well struck with nice original frosty mint luster and a wisp of light russet-gold toning. A Gem with no significant marks.
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!
No Arrows. 135,000 minted compared to 13,210,020 of the 'Arrows' variety. This example is sharply struck with cream-white luster.
Arrows. Well struck with crisp luster and a light champagne hue.
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!
Arrows. Well struck with crisp white luster that has a faint gray hue on the reverse. This New Orleans mint 'Arrows' half dime is rarely available in mint state.
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!
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!
CAC. Warm light golden toning on this well struck and fully lustrous Gem. Only 3 have graded finer at NGC.