1857 O Seated Liberty Dime




CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1857 O Liberty Seated Dime in average condition to be worth $17.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $713.00. - Last updated: June, 10 2022


1857 O Seated Liberty Dime
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  • Year: 1857
  • Mint Mark: O
  • Type: Seated Dime
  • Price: $17.00-$713.00+
  • Face Value: 0.10 USD
  • Produced: 1,540,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: 0.0723 oz.
  • Melt Value: $1.38





Notes: You should see an O on the reverse of this coin near the bottom of the wreath. Value is around the same regardless of the mint.



How much is a 1857 O Seated Liberty Dime worth?

This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $17.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $713 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1857, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


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Most Valuable

The most valuable Liberty Seated Dime's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Liberty Seated Dime 1874 CC $115k
Liberty Seated Dime 1872 CC $85k
Liberty Seated Dime 1871 CC $75k
Liberty Seated Dime 1873 CC $62k
Liberty Seated Dime 1859 S $27.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1846 $23k
Liberty Seated Dime 1860 O $22.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1858 S $18.5k
Liberty Seated Dime 1844 $16.3k
Liberty Seated Dime 1856 S $15,444
Liberty Seated Dime 1885 S $12k
Liberty Seated Dime 1865 S $8.5k
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
Image Name Mint Worth

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Hardest to Find

The rarest and hardest to find Liberty Seated Dime's Check out each link to learn more about each coin.

What is the rarest Liberty Seated Dime?

Name Produced
1867 6,000
1866 8,000
1874 CC 10,000
1865 10,000
1864 11,000
1873 CC 12,000
1879 14,000
1863 14,000
1871 CC 20,000
1881 24,000
1846 31,000
1872 CC 35,000
1880 36,000
1860 O 40,000
1870 S 50,000
1873 60,000
1858 S 60,000
1859 S 60,000
1856 S 70,000
1844 72,000
Name Produced

Are 1857 O Seated Liberty Dimes Silver?

Yes! Liberty Seated Dime's produced in 1857 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain 0.0723 troy oz or 2.248 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $15.62 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $1.38, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1844 Seated Dime is $1.38 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $19.03 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

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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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