½ Dime "Seated Liberty Half Dime" without stars

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1837-1838
Value 1/2 Dime = 5 Cents (0.05 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900) (.100 copper)
Weight 1.34 g
Diameter 15.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 14853
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 60
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Seated Liberty

Lettering: 1837

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht

Christian Gobrecht was the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1840 until his death in 1844. He was responsible for designing the famous "Seated Liberty" designs, which were in turn the direct inspiration for the design of the Trade Dollar.

Reverse

Value within wreath

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
HALF
DIME

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht

Christian Gobrecht was the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1840 until his death in 1844. He was responsible for designing the famous "Seated Liberty" designs, which were in turn the direct inspiration for the design of the Trade Dollar.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
O United States Mint, New Orleans, United States (1835-1942)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1837  1 405 000 32% large date
1837  73% small date
1838 O 70 000 8% (fr) Nouvelle-Orléans, plus rare

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