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SERIES: Capped Bust Half Dimes 1829-1837
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1837 H10C Capped Bust, Lg 5C (Proof)

PCGS #:
4300
Diameter:
15.90 millimeters
Designer:
William Kneass
Weight:
1.35 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
4
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Go To Grade
  • 60
  • 61
  • 62
  • 62+
  • 63
  • 63+
  • 64
60
5,500
61
6,500
62
9,000
62+
10,700
63
17,500
63+
20,000
64
30,000
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 1 R-10.0 1 / 7 1 / 7
60 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 7 1 / 7
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 7 1 / 7

Ron Guth: Breen (1989) listed Proof examples of LM-1 only.

Logan and McCloskey (1998) were unable to verify any Proof examples of LM-1, or any other 1837 Half Dime varieties. 

Thus, the existence of any Proof 1837 Half Dime is in doubt.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States and Colonial Proof Coins 1722-1989, New Revised and Corrected Edition" by Walter Breen (1989).

"Federal Half Dimes 1792-1837" by Russell J. Logan and John W. McCloskey (1998)