1872 S Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Mint Mark Above Bow

Type 4 - Legend on Obverse

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: San Francisco

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.):
1872 S Seated Liberty Half Dime - Mint Mark Above Bow
There were two major varieties of the 1872 S Seated Liberty Half Dime regarding the location of the mint mark on the reverse of the coin. Depicted above is the variety where the mint mark was struck above the bow on the wreath. The difference between the 1872 S Mint Mark Above Bow vs Below Bow can be seen below in the example image of the coins:

1872 S Mint Mark Above Bow vs Below Bow 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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MELT VALUE: $0.6121


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