1856 P Seated Liberty Dimes : All Varieties

Type 2 Resumed - Stars and Drapery on Obverse

Mintage: 5,780,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 17.9 mm
Mass / Weight: 2.49 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1856 Small Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Dime
There were two major varieties of the 1856 Seated Liberty silver dime. One type of coin had a smaller date while the other had a much larger date with both having different styles. The difference and comparison between the small date and large date is depicted above in the example image of the coins.

Major Varieties:
1856 Small Date Seated Liberty Dime
1856 Large Date Seated Liberty Dime

Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $1.2558

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