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USA Coin Book >> Half Dimes >> Seated Liberty >> 1838-P : No Drapery - Large Stars

1838 P Seated Liberty Half Dimes : No Drapery - Large Stars

Type 2 - Stars on Obverse - No Drapery

Mintage: 2,255,000       Minted at: Philadelphia

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

Diameter: 15.5 mm       Mass: 1.34 grams

What this coin looks like:
1838 Large Stars Seated Liberty Half Dime

One major variety of the 1838 Seated Liberty Half Dime is the Large Stars variety. This coin features larger sized stars along the rim on the obverse of the coin. These appear "fatter" and more stylized than the small stars variety. The difference between the 1838 Large Stars vs Small Stars Seated Liberty Half Dime can be seen in the example image of the coins below:

1838 Small Stars vs Large Stars Seated Liberty Half 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)
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