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1835 Half Dime Small Date, Large 5C, LM-9.1

1835 Half Dime Small Date, Large 5C, LM-9.1

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 212639)

The 1835 Half Dime is part of a series of Capped bust half dime coins struck from 1829-1837. The specific variety is Small Date, Large 5C. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 89% silver; 11% copper from a mintage of 2,760,000 struck and has a rarity rating of 2.
Capped Bust half dimes are comparably more common and easily obtainable than their earlier counterparts but also present their own challenges, particularly in the higher grades. This is especially true with the 1836 and 1837 half dimes, which have lower certified populations. Specialists of the series refer to the Logan-McCloskey reference titled "Federal Half Dimes: 1792-1837" for die variety listings with the LM prefix.
Obverse: Liberty is portrayed, facing left, with cap on her head and the word LIBERTY on her crown. 7 and 6 stars on the left and right periphery, respectively with the date positioned in the bottom center.
Reverse: An eagle is centered in the design with a shield over its chest, holding arrows and olive branches in its talons. A ribbon above bears the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery. The denomination listed as "5C." appears at the bottom.

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GSID: 212639
Coin Date: 1835
Denomination: H10c / Half Dime
Designation: MS
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,760,000
Coinage Type: Capped bust half dime
Coinage Years: 1829-1837
Composition: 89% silver; 11% copper
Variety: Small Date, Large 5C
Variety 2: LM-9.1
Rarity: R-2
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 15.5 mm
Fineness: 0.8924
Weight: 1.35 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: William Kneass
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, 1835
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
PCGS #: 38717
NGC ID: 232H

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