1848 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Medium Date

Type 2 - Stars With Drapery on Obverse

Mintage: 668,000
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.):
1848 Medium Date Seated Liberty Half Dime
The Medium Date 1848 Seated Liberty Half Dime is one of the two major varieties of this year. This coin features a medium sized date which appears completely under the base of the liberty. It is fairly easy to identify this variety. The difference between the 1848 Medium Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Dime is depicted below in the example image of the coins:

1848 Medium Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Half Dime - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$16$20$28$35$75$159$256$501-

The 1848 Seated Liberty Half Dime (Medium Date Variety) is worth $20 in average condition and can be worth $256 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.6518







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