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1853-O HALF DIME -
NO ARROWHEADS AT DATE
(see also
1853-O Half Dime - Arrowheads at Date)

PCGS No: 4352

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 160,000
Proofs: 
0

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 15.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 20.6 grains (1.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans) below DIME on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6862, illustrated, sold for $2,242.50

Notes:
The finest "No Arrows" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service