1873 Seated Liberty Half Dollars : Open 3

Type 4 - Motto Above Eagle

Mintage: 214,200
Minted at: Philadelphia

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

Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 12.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1873 Open 3 Seated Liberty Half Dollar - No Arrows
There were two major varieties of the 1873 Seated Liberty Half Dollar "No Arrows" type - dealing with the style of the 1873 date. One variety had a closed "3" in which the spacing between the ends of the number "3" was very narrow. The second variety (depicted above) features an open "3" in which the spacing within the "3" was much wider. The difference between the 1873 Closed "3" vs Open "3" Seated Liberty Half Dollar is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1873 Closed 3 vs Open 3 Seated Liberty Half Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $6.1661

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