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 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)
$16$20$25$31$46$82$152$282-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1872-S Seated Liberty Half Dime (Mint Mark Above Bow Variety) is worth $20 in average condition and can be worth $152 to $282 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: $0.6118





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