- USA Coin Book
- Half Dimes
- Seated Liberty
- 1861-P : 1 Over 0
1861 Seated Liberty Half Dimes : 1 Over 0
Type 4 - Legend 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.):
One major variety is the 1861/0 Seated Liberty Half Dime Overdate Error. This overdate features the 1861 date being struck over the 1860 date (1 over 0). This can be identified by noticing part of the underlying "0" appearing just to the left of the "1" in "61". A very small part of the curve of the "0" can be seen near the base of the "1" and just to the left or upper-left of the "1" as depicted by the arrows in the example image of the coin above.
USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1861 Seated Liberty Half Dime (1 Over 0 Variety) is Worth $49 in Average Condition and can be Worth $626 to $978 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: $0.8755
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