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- 1858-P : Over Inverted Date
1858 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Over Inverted Date
Type 2 Resumed - Stars and Drapery on Obverse
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.):
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.
The 1858 Seated Liberty Half Dime (Over Inverted Date Variety) is worth $60 in average condition and can be worth $618 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: $0.5949
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