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 / Weight: 1.34 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
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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