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Seated Liberty Half Dollars


The Seated Liberty Half Dollar was minted form 1839-1891, and for 53 years the American people loved this coin. This love still exists among collectors today. This half dollar coin consisted of a full-bodied Liberty seated on a rock on the obverse, while the reverse features an eagle spreading its wings. This coin was designed by Christian Gobrecht. This piece had either no mint mark or S, D, O, or CC. Carson city versions of this coin are the rarest.

Types of Seated Liberty Half Dollars

The Seated Liberty Half Dollar is composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The value of these coins comes from their advanced age and rarity. Some of the rarest versions of this coin are 1842-O, 1870-CC, 1878-S. These coins in uncirculated condition could cost you thousands of dollars. They are considerably more scare than many other types of half dollars.

Where to get Seated Liberty Half Dollars

You can buy these coins from Bullion shark, either online or over the phone from one of our specialists. Bullion Shark carries many of these coins with fair prices and quality service. 

Seated Liberty Half Dollars

Seated Liberty Half Dollars FAQs

13.36 grams consisting of 90% silver and 10% copper.
A common date in poor condition can be worth $30, while many have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Christian Gobrecht.
Philadelphia, New Orleans, Denver, San Francisco and Carson City.
6. The major parts of the design stayed consistent, with small changes making the different types.