1856 P Seated Liberty Dimes : Small Date

Type 2 Resumed - Stars and Drapery on Obverse

Mintage: N/A
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 Seated Liberty Dime
The 1856 Small Date Seated Liberty Dime is one of the two major varieties of this coin and is depicted above. The date on this coin is much smaller and has a different style. The difference between the 1856 Small Date vs Large Date dime can be seen in the example image below comparing the two:

1856 Small Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Dime - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
16182030481292996294,472

MELT VALUE: $1.2234


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