1869 HALF DIME
PCGS Nos: 4394, 4452, 84452,
Circulation strikes: 208,000
by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball
Hughes, modified by James B. Longacre; Reverse by James B. Longacre
Silver - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (±1.2 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below DIME on the reverse
NGC Proof-66. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2,
2001, Lot 7995, not illustrated, sold for $1,782.50
PCGS Proof-65. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August
6-7, 2000, Lot 6926, not illustrated, sold for $1,265.00
Proof-64. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 566 at $402.50
Proof-63. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M.
LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1487 sold for $299.00
PCGS MS-63. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000
Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6912, not illustrated, sold for
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-66's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-68.
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin