1846 H10C VF35 Certification #30487762, PCGS #4336

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

The 1846 Half Dime is the key to the re-Civil War Half Dimes and has the lowest mintage, by far, of any date prior to 1863.  As a result, this date is popular in all grades, even down to Good condition, making it difficult and expensive for collectors to own this date.  In Mint State, the 1846 Half Dime is extremely rare, with only a handful known to exist, and none better than MS-62.  The PCGS Condition Census includes a number of About Uncirculated pieces, some as low as AU-53.  Apart from the unique 1870-S, this is the most desirable of all the Seated Liberty Half Dimes.

PCGS #
4336
Designer
Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
15.90 millimeters
Weight
1.34 grams
Mintage
27000
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
27
Pop Lower
100
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 250 R-6.6 9 / 36 TIE 14 / 79 TIE
All Grades 4 R-9.8 1 / 36 TIE 2 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 36 1 / 79
65 or Better 250
All Grades 4
60 or Better 0
65 or Better R-6.6
All Grades R-9.8
60 or Better R-10.1
65 or Better 9 / 36 TIE
All Grades 1 / 36 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 36
65 or Better 14 / 79 TIE
All Grades 2 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 79

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade MS63 PCGS grade

Joseph O'Connor, sold privately in 1/2004 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30192

2 MS62 PCGS grade PCGS #4336 (MS)     62
2 MS62 PCGS grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
5 AU55 PCGS grade
MS63 PCGS grade #1 MS63 PCGS grade

Joseph O'Connor, sold privately in 1/2004 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30192

PCGS #4336 (MS)     62 #2 MS62 PCGS grade
#2 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#5 AU55 PCGS grade