1848 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Large Date

Type 2 - Stars With Drapery on Obverse

Mintage: N/A
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 Large Date Seated Liberty Half Dime
The Large Date 1848 Seated Liberty Half Dime is one of the two major varieties of this year. This coin features a much larger sized date which appears to extend into the base of the liberty itself. 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 valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.6723

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