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SERIES: Liberty Seated Half Dimes 1837-1873
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1837 H10C No Stars (Proof)

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PCGS PR66

PCGS PR63
PCGS #:
4407
Diameter:
15.90 millimeters
Designer:
Thomas Sully/Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
1.34 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
20
Metal Content:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$105,750 • PCGS PR67 • 6-23-2014 • Heritage
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 14 R-9.4 1 / 1 16 / 37 TIE
60 or Better 12 R-9.5 1 / 1 14 / 37 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 1 / 1 12 / 37 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade  

Knoxville Collection - Jay Parrino (The Mint) - Joseph O'Connor, sold privately in 11/2006 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30214, $105,750

2 PR66 PCGS grade Numismatic Gallery 7/1947 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 10/1997:452 - Phil Kaufman - Heritage 8/2007:1777, $74,750
2 PR66 estimated grade  

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:940 - Superior 5/2001:1674 - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2004:1347, $21,850 - Superior 5/2001:1674, $33,350 - Richmond Collection - David Lawrence 7/2004:3059 - Heritage 1/2005:30151, $46,000

4 PR65 PCGS grade  
5 PR64 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade  

Knoxville Collection - Jay Parrino (The Mint) - Joseph O'Connor, sold privately in 11/2006 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30214, $105,750

2 PR66 PCGS grade Numismatic Gallery 7/1947 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 10/1997:452 - Phil Kaufman - Heritage 8/2007:1777, $74,750
2 PR66 estimated grade  

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:940 - Superior 5/2001:1674 - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2004:1347, $21,850 - Superior 5/2001:1674, $33,350 - Richmond Collection - David Lawrence 7/2004:3059 - Heritage 1/2005:30151, $46,000

4 PR65 PCGS grade  
5 PR64 PCGS grade  
5 PR64 estimated grade  

Matthew A. Stickney Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1907 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:939, $10,120 - Heritage 1/2017:5571, $25,850

5 PR64 estimated grade  
8 PR63 PCGS grade  
8 PR63 PCGS grade  

Jaime Hernandez: The 1837 Half Dimes were first struck on July 25, 1837. Director of the Mint Robert Maskell Patterson wrote to Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury, "I have the pleasure to send you herewith 20 half dimes of the new emission. You will see that they are fair similes of the new dimes."

Reference: Stacks Bowers