- Year: 1846
- Mint Mark: No mint mark
- Type: Seated Half Dollar
- Price: 0 cents-$0.00+
- Face Value: 0.50 USD
- Produced: 2,210,000
- Edge: Reeded
- Silver Content: 90%
- Silver Weight: 0.3617 oz.
- Melt Value: $8.55
Notes: 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.
How much is a 1846 Seated Liberty Half Dollar worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around 0 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $73 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 1846, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Are 1846 Seated Liberty Half Dollars Silver?
Yes! Liberty Seated Half Dollar's produced in 1846 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain 0.3617 troy oz or 11.25 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 worth $8.55 less than the intrinsic value from silver content of $8.55, 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 1851 Seated Half Dollar is $8.55 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $23.65 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.
***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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