1841 HALF DIME
PCGS Nos: 4328, 4417
Circulation strikes: 1,150,000
Proofs: estimated 10
by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball
Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht
Silver - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (±1.3 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below DIME on the reverse
NGC Proof-63. Ex - Ira & Larry
Goldberg Coins & Collectibles "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection"
Sale, May 28-30, 2001, Lot 473, illustrated, sold for $9,488.00, where it
was described as follows: "1841. NGC graded Proof 63. Light gray in color
with silvery highlights. Boldly struck and with full devices details on
both sides. We note a small lint mark above Liberty's shoulder in the left
obverse field, and a couple of small ticks in the fields. Perhaps a dozen
were struck, with few graded by the services. We note 1 graded as such,
with 3 graded higher by NGC, while PCGS has graded a single coin as PR-63.
An extreme rarity in proof. In NGC holder #283064-001."
PCGS MS-62. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August
6-7, 2000, Lot 6834, not illustrated, sold for $149.50
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-63.
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin