1 Dime "Seated Liberty Dime" with stars, no arrows

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1838-1853
Value 10 Cents = 1 Dime (0.1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900) (.100 copper)
Weight 2.67 g
Diameter 17.9 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 9100
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 63.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
KM# 63.2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Seated Liberty looking right above her shoulder, with a cap on a stick and a shield, 13 stars around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: 1841

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht Read more on Wikipedia

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

Face value in wreath and the country name around the rim

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE DIME
O

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht Read more on Wikipedia

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)

Comments

Reference numbers (obverse):
KM#63.1 No drapery at the elbow
KM#63.2 Drapery at the elbow

KM# 63.1 and KM# 63.2 have a standard weight of 41¼ grains (2.67 grams).

1838

1839O

1841

1841O

1843

1845

1853

See also

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1838  1 992 500 7% KM#63.1 Large Stars
1838  1.3% KM#63.1 Partial Drapery
1838  7% KM#63.1 Small Stars
1839  1 053 115 $ 4.60 7% KM#63.1
1839 O 1 291 600 6% KM# 63.1 Small 'O"
1839 O 1.5% KM#63.1 Large "O" (Reverse 1838O)
1840  1 175 000 7% KM#63.1 No Drapery
1840  377 500 1.7% KM#63.2 Drapery
1840 O 1 175 000 5% KM#63.1 No Drapery
1841  1 622 500 $ 16 12% KM#63.2 Drapery
1841  0.2% KM#63.2 Proof, No Drapery, only 2 known
1841 O 2 007 500 $ 15 9% KM# 63.2 Small "O"
1841 O 1.3% KM#63.2 Large "O"
1842  1 887 500 $ 8.70 $ 9.20 17% KM#63.2
1842 O 2 020 000 8% KM#63.2
1843  1 370 000 10% KM#63.2
1843  0% KM#63.2 Overdate 1843/1843
1843 O 150 000 1.1% KM#63.2
1844  72 500 0.7% KM#63.2
1845  1 755 000 $ 8.50 10% KM#63.2
1845  0% KM#63.2 Overdate 1845/1845
1845 O 230 000 2.0% KM#63.2
1846  31 300 0.4% KM#63.2
1847  245 000 3% KM#63.2
1848  451 500 5% KM#63.2
1849  839 000 8% KM#63.2
1849 O 300 000 3% KM#63.2
1850  1 931 500 14% KM#63.2
1850 O 510 000 3% KM#63.2
1851  1 026 500 7% KM#63.2
1851 O 400 000 2.0% KM#63.2
1852  1 535 500 7% KM#63.2
1852 O 430 000 1.1% KM#63.2
1853  95 000 8% KM#63.2 No Arrows

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