The obverse of these coins is referred to as the Liberty seated produced from 1837 – 1873. There were four varieties produced. Variety four has the legend on the obverse. The 1872S also had the mint mark in two different places. One above the bow (this one) or one below the bow. Mintage on both included was 837,000.
Designer Christian Gobrecht, Composition .900 silver, .100 copper.
This very nice coin is classed as a VG.