½ Dollar "Seated Liberty Half Dollar" with date arrows

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1873-1874
Value 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents (0.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 12.5 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 6790
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 107
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

Variation 5 - Arrows on both sides of the date

Lettering:
******* ******
<- 1874 ->

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

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
HALF DOL.

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)
CC United States Mint, Carson City, United States
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1873  1 815 150 $ 55 53%
1873  4% Proof
1873 CC 214 560 9%
1873 S 228 000 6%
1874  2 359 600 $ 61 47%
1874  4% Proof
1874 CC 59 000 8%
1874 S 394 000 13%

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