1830 H10C (Proof)

Series: Capped Bust Half Dimes 1829-1837

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PCGS #:
4301
Designer:
William Kneass
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
15.90 millimeters
Weight:
1.35 grams
Mintage:
12
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 4 R-9.8 3 / 7 TIE 3 / 7 TIE
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 3 / 7 TIE 3 / 7 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 3 / 7 3 / 7
Survival Estimate
All Grades 4
60 or Better 4
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.8
60 or Better R-9.8
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 3 / 7 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 7 TIE
65 or Better 3 / 7
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 3 / 7 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 7 TIE
65 or Better 3 / 7

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade

LM-91, V-5

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/22/1996:912, $19,800 - Heritage 12/2008:1039, $50,025

2 PR65 estimated grade

LM-1.1, V-10

“Obtained by a European noble while visiting this country in the middle 19th century and retained by the same family until the present time” (Heritage) - Noblesse Collection - Heritage 9/2013:6301, $49,937.50 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30184

2 PR65 estimated grade

Bowers & Merena 8/1999:79, $18,400 - Benson Collection - Goldbergs 2/2002:350, $23,172 - Jones Beach Collection -  Heritage 1/2007:848, $57,500

4 Grade unknown

National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution

#1 PR65 PCGS grade

LM-91, V-5

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/22/1996:912, $19,800 - Heritage 12/2008:1039, $50,025

#2 PR65 estimated grade

LM-1.1, V-10

“Obtained by a European noble while visiting this country in the middle 19th century and retained by the same family until the present time” (Heritage) - Noblesse Collection - Heritage 9/2013:6301, $49,937.50 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30184

#2 PR65 estimated grade

Bowers & Merena 8/1999:79, $18,400 - Benson Collection - Goldbergs 2/2002:350, $23,172 - Jones Beach Collection -  Heritage 1/2007:848, $57,500

#4 Grade unknown

National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution

Ron Guth:

Breen (1989) listed Proof examples of three different 1830 Half Dime varieties: LM-1, LM-3, and LM-9.

Logan and McCloskey (1998) cite four auction records for the LM-9.1 variety (including the Eliasberg coin) but claim to have never seen Proof examples of LM-1 and LM-3.

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

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