1831 H10C MS68 Certification #06666541, PCGS #4278
The 1831 Half Dime has a hefty mintage of over 1.2 million pieces, and, like most dates of this type, it is easy to locate in just about any condition, including Mint State. Over three hundred have been graded in the MS62 to MS64 range and even gems at the MS65 and MS66 levels are fairly plentiful. At least a dozen MS7 examples are known. The finest is the colorful MS68 pictured above.
Most examples show a strong strike, with ample detailing of the hair and feathers.