1873 Seated Liberty Half Dollars : Closed 3

Type 4 - Motto Above Eagle

Mintage: 587,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 12.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1873 Closed 3 Seated Liberty Half Dollar - No Arrows
There were two major varieties of the 1873 Seated Liberty Half Dollar "No Arrows" type - dealing with the style of the 1873 date. One variety had a closed "3" in which the spacing between the ends of the number "3" was very narrow (as depicted above). The second variety features an open "3" in which the spacing within the "3" was much wider. The difference between the 1873 Closed "3" vs Open "3" Seated Liberty Half Dollar is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1873 Closed 3 vs Open 3 Seated Liberty Half Dollar - 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)
$47$57$72$109$178$282$591$1,138$1,309

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1873 Seated Liberty Half Dollar (Closed 3 Variety) is worth $57 in average condition and can be worth $591 to $1,138 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $1,309 or more. 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: $6.1085





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