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1846 Seated Liberty Half Dollar  

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1846 Seated Liberty Half Dollar value at an average of 0 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $0. (see details)...

1846 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Type: Liberty Seated Half Dollar
Year: 1846
Mint Mark: No mint mark
Face Value: 0.50 USD
Total Produced: 2,210,000 [?]
Silver Content: 90%
Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz.
Silver Melt: $6.42
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around 0 cents, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $0 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1846, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. [?].

Additional Info: There are many variations of this coin. The most valuable is the rare 7 over 6 that is worth up to $30,000 in a healthy market. There is also a 6 over horizontal 6 that is worth up to $10,000. In addition to those there are a medium and tall date version.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value: This coin in poor condition is worth $6.42 less than the intrinsic value from silver content of $6.42, this coin is thus more valuable to a silver bug than to a coin collector. You will most likely find however that it is hard to get a coin for less than spot price. At least that has been our experience. Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth..

Current silver melt value* for a 1846 No mint mark is $6.42 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $17.74 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

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**When we say that 2,210,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1846 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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