1837 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : Small Date

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Mintage: 1,405,000
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.):
1837 Small Date Seated Liberty Half Dime
There were two major varieties of the 1837 Seated Liberty Half Dime. The one depicted above is the Small Date variety which featured a different and smaller style of numbers. An important feature to keep an eye out for: The "1" in the small date variety will be flat on top while the "1" in the large date variety will come to a point. The difference between the 1837 Small Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Half Dime is depicted below in the comparison example image of the coins:

1837 Small Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Half Dime - 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)
$41$56$82$145$237$501$703$1,017-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1837 Seated Liberty Half Dime (Small Date Variety) is worth $56 in average condition and can be worth $703 to $1,017 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $0.6522





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