1858 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Over Inverted Date

Type 2 Resumed - Stars and 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: 1.24 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1858 Over Inverted Date Seated Liberty Half Dime
This was one of the major varieties of the 1858 Seated Liberty Half Dime. This variety features an inverted date that was struck in the initial strike and then the primary date was struck over the inverted date. One way to identify this coin is to note bits of the underlying numbers between the numbers of the actual date as depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
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MELT VALUE: $0.6114

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