1796 HALF DIME
PCGS No: 4254
Circulation strikes: 10,230
Designer: Robert Scot
(based on a design by Gilbert Stuart)
Silver - ±89.2%
Copper - ±10.8%
Weight: ±21 grains
Mintmark: None (all examples of
this date and type were struck at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
1 - "LIKERTY" - Scarce
Valentine 2 - 1796/5 - Very Rare
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest "LIKERTY"
example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.
The finest "1796/5" example graded by PCGS is a single
PCGS AU-58. Goldbergs
"Fairchild Family Trust", 05/2001:462, $6,325.00
Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
Dimes 1792-1837" by Russell J. Logan and John W. McCloskey