Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1800 LIBEKTY Half Dime, V-2, LM-3, MS62
    Popular Guide Book Variety

    1800 H10C LIBEKTY MS62 PCGS. CAC. V-2, LM-3, R.4. A broken R punch causes the letter to resemble a K and identifies this popular Guide Book-listed variety. The obverse is shared between the V-2, LM-3 and much-rarer V-4, LM-4 varieties. On the V-2, LM-3, as here, a leaf touches the left diagonal of the last A in AMERICA.
    Although not particularly rare relative to other half dime varieties, the 1800 LIBEKTY LM-3 is by no means common, with only 150 or so examples believed to exist in all grades. Mint State examples, however, are quite challenging. PCGS reports a mere 13 Uncirculated specimens, and NGC has certified an identical population in that grade range. This is only the fifth Mint State 1800 LIBEKTY half dime that Heritage has offered. The luster on this example is a bit subdued, with deep lilac and reddish toning on each side. The striking details are sharp, except on the eagle's breast.
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2326, PCGS# 4265)

    Weight: 1.35 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    View all of [The Oliver Collection ]

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2011
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 867

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Numismatic Background and Census of 1802 Half Dimes: A Classic American Rarity
    This 64-page book cites mintage and rarity estimates by prominent numismatists and documents the currently known 1802 half dime appearances. Each of the 32 documented examples includes an enlarged obverse/reverse photograph, the author's assigned grade, the provenance of each coin, auction prices realized or dealer fixed asking price, and a unique serial number for each specimen that will facilitate retrieval for research, cataloging, or price-information purposes. Reserve your copy of this remarkable volume for just $29.95 today.
    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2019 April 25 - 30 Central States World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago!

    Learn about consigning with us

    If/when you are considering selling your treasured collection, it would be in your best interest to consider Heritage.
    The White Rose Collection
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 January 31 - February 3 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2019 January 31 - February 3 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED $10,949,322
    2019 January 15 - 16 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    2019 January 15 - 16 World Coins Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,724,790
    2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
    2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
    REALIZED $2,429,667