1838O US Half Dime

1838O US Half Dime

$57.50

Fairly rare 1838O US Half Dime in reasonable condition. Lots of wear.

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Weight 2 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .125 in

The Liberty seated design without stars on the obverse was used on the half dime and dime only at the Philadelpia Mint in 1837 and New Orleans Mint in 1838. Starting in 1838 at the Philadelphia Mint, stars were added around the obverse border.
Mintage only 70,000, Designer Christian Gobrecht, composition .900 silver, .100 copper.
This might be a good coin to fill in a hole. Lots of wear, still readable.