As of June, 2024, a 1849-O Half Dime in circulated condition is worth between $150.00 and $3,000.00, while an uncirculated specimen can be valued between $3,250.00 and $30,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $19,200.00 in the 05/07/2023 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 15.90 millimeters
Weight: 1.34 grams
Mintage: 140,000
Mint: New Orleans
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Series: Liberty Seated Half Dimes 1837-1873

1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:

GradePrice($)
MS-6730,000.00
MS-66+22,500.00
MS-6618,500.00
MS-65+16,500.00
MS-6513,500.00
MS-64+10,500.00
MS-649,000.00
MS-63+5,500.00
MS-634,500.00
MS-62+4,000.00
MS-623,750.00
MS-613,500.00
MS-603,250.00
AU-58+3,000.00
AU-582,750.00
AU-55+2,500.00
AU-551,750.00
AU-53+1,600.00
AU-531,500.00
AU-50+1,350.00
AU-501,250.00
XF-45+1,100.00
XF-451,000.00
XF-40850.00
VF-35600.00
VF-30550.00
VF-25500.00
VF-20450.00
F-15400.00
F-12350.00
VG-10300.00
VG-8250.00
G-6175.00
G-4150.00

If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State3,250.0030,000.0011,153.85
About Uncirculated1,250.003,000.001,962.50
Extremely Fine850.001,100.00983.33
Fine and Very Fine350.00600.00475.00
Good and Very Good150.00300.00218.75

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1849 Liberty Seated Half Dime. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1849 Half Dime (Regular Strike)30.00375.00400.0018,500.00
1849/6 Half Dime (Regular Strike)75.00900.001,000.0022,500.00
1849/6 Half Dime 9 Over Widely Placed 6 (Regular Strike)75.001,025.001,100.006,500.00
1849 Half Dime (Proof)N/AN/A22,500.0065,000.00
1849 Half Dime, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A75,000.0075,000.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

Grade:
1m 6m 1y 3y All

$840.00

Lowest Sale Price
$2,640.00

Highest Sale Price
$1,385.67

Average Sale Price
$1,320.00

Most Recent Sale Price
12

Number of Sales
$16,628.00

Sales Volume

Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
MS-669,775.0011,500.0010,637.50
MS-65+5,750.009,200.007,759.22
MS-644,465.0019,200.007,998.61
MS-632,937.503,738.003,298.50
MS-621,725.003,105.002,373.13
MS-611,527.502,243.001,829.50
MS-601,610.002,990.002,088.00
AU-581,234.002,300.001,579.00
AU-55840.002,640.001,385.67
AU-53978.001,292.501,109.50
AU-50403.001,610.00808.38
XF-4569.001,050.00535.40
XF-40216.00705.00383.85
VF-35408.00432.00423.67
VF-30144.00432.00266.41
VF-25167.00432.00258.90
VF-2069.00312.00182.06
F-15105.00105.00105.00
F-127.00141.0080.00
VG-1065.0065.0065.00
G-42.102.102.10
PO-1633.00633.00633.00

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-66. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-64 having the highest max price $19,200.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 67.77% share, followed by Stack's Bowers / Stack's with 7.44% / 4.96% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1849-O Half Dime (Regular Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions19,200.0005/07/2023
XF-40NGCHeritage Auctions312.0003/29/2023
VF-20NGCHeritage Auctions312.0002/08/2023
VF-20PCGSHeritage Auctions159.0010/26/2022
VF-25NGCHeritage Auctions432.0007/06/2022
AU-50PCGSStack's Bowers576.0004/26/2022
AU-55PCGSStack's Bowers1,320.0011/30/2021
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions492.0009/01/2021
AU-55PCGSStack's Bowers2,640.0008/25/2021
AU-50PCGSStack's Bowers1,020.0008/25/2021
MS-61NGCHeritage Auctions2,040.0005/29/2021
AU-55PCGSHeritage Auctions840.0005/29/2021
VF-35PCGSStack's Bowers408.0003/31/2021
VF-30PCGSHeritage Auctions336.0002/26/2020
XF-45PCGSHeritage Auctions1,050.0012/07/2019
VF-20NGCHeritage Auctions192.0009/04/2019
AU-58PCGSHeritage Auctions1,800.0001/14/2019
XF-40PCGSStack's Bowers216.0010/30/2018
MS-65+NGCStack's Bowers7,200.0008/22/2018
VF-35PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers432.0006/13/2018
VF-30PCGSHeritage Auctions432.0003/20/2018
F-12PCGSStack's Bowers141.0006/21/2017
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions2,937.5001/04/2017
MS-62PCGSHeritage Auctions3,055.0008/10/2016
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions4,465.0010/28/2015
MS-61PCGSHeritage Auctions1,527.5009/20/2015
XF-40NGCHeritage Auctions223.2504/26/2015
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions940.0004/26/2015
VF-30NGCHeritage Auctions223.2502/10/2015
AU-53PCGSHeritage Auctions1,292.5002/01/2015
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions6,756.2511/06/2014
XF-40PCGSHeritage Auctions528.7510/08/2014
VF-20NGCHeritage Auctions211.5009/15/2014
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions7,637.5006/23/2014
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions6,462.5006/04/2014
XF-40ANACSHeritage Auctions223.2506/04/2014
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions763.7504/23/2014
VF-25PCGSGreat Collections203.5001/12/2014
XF-40PCGSHeritage Auctions705.0012/05/2013
F-12ANACSHeritage Auctions92.0009/30/2013
MS-61NGCHeritage Auctions1,645.0008/08/2013
XF-40PCGSGreat Collections485.0006/30/2013
AU-58NGCHeritage Auctions1,234.0004/24/2013
XF-45ICGGreat Collections69.0003/31/2013
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions2,820.0011/29/2012
VF-25NGCHeritage Auctions283.0011/29/2012
XF-40ANACSHeritage Auctions441.0011/29/2012
VF-30ANACSHeritage Auctions329.0011/29/2012
VG-10PCGSHeritage Auctions65.0007/16/2012
VF-20ANACSHeritage Auctions104.0009/12/2011
MS-61NGCStack's Bowers1,553.0008/15/2011
VF-20PCGSDavid Lawrence RC259.0007/28/2011
VF-25NGCHeritage Auctions209.0007/07/2011
MS-61NGCHeritage Auctions1,613.0002/03/2011
AU-50NGCHeritage Auctions403.0001/05/2011
AU-55NGCHeritage Auctions863.0009/22/2010
AU-55NGCHeritage Auctions1,064.0003/24/2010
VF-30PCGSHeritage Auctions230.0003/24/2010
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions2,185.0003/24/2010
XF-45ANACSHeritage Auctions575.0003/08/2010
XF-40NGCHeritage Auctions431.0001/06/2010
AU-55NGCStack's1,265.0007/01/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions9,775.0004/01/2009
VF-35PCGSHeritage Auctions431.0001/01/2009
PO-1ANACSHeritage Auctions633.0007/30/2008
MS-63NGCHeritage Auctions3,738.0002/13/2008
VF-30ANACSHeritage Auctions253.0007/18/2007
XF-45ANACSHeritage Auctions322.0002/20/2007
MS-61NONEStack's2,185.0001/01/2007
MS-60NONEStack's1,725.0010/18/2006
MS-61NGCHeritage Auctions2,243.0008/30/2006
MS-60NONEStack's1,610.0006/27/2006
VF-20ANACSHeritage Auctions69.0006/07/2006
AU-58NGCHeritage Auctions1,380.0004/26/2006
AU-53NGCHeritage Auctions1,058.0003/08/2006
MS-60NONEStack's2,300.0003/01/2006
AU-53NGCHeritage Auctions978.0001/24/2006
AU-55NGCHeritage Auctions1,006.0001/11/2006
AU-50NONEAmerican Numismatic Rarities1,610.0001/03/2006
AU-55NGCHeritage Auctions1,495.0012/13/2005
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions1,840.0012/13/2005
MS-66NGCStack's/ANR11,500.0010/06/2005
XF-40ANACSHeritage Auctions374.0009/26/2005
XF-40ANACSHeritage Auctions322.0009/01/2005
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions6,900.0009/01/2005
AU-58NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities1,495.0007/25/2005
VF-20ANACSHeritage Auctions150.0007/06/2005
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions1,725.0006/02/2005
AU-50ANACSHeritage Auctions891.0003/24/2005
MS-62NGCDavid Lawrence RC3,105.0003/06/2005
VF-30ANACSHeritage Auctions184.0009/08/2004
VF-30ANACSHeritage Auctions144.0007/26/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions8,050.0007/20/2004
MS-64PCGSBowers & Merena6,900.0007/01/2004
F-15ANACSHeritage Auctions105.0006/16/2004
AU-55NGCBowers & Merena1,955.0003/11/2004
MS-65+NGCSuperior Galleries9,200.0001/06/2004
MS-64PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities7,188.0012/01/2003
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions2,070.0011/07/2003
MS-64NONEGoldberg Auctioneers5,060.0005/27/2003
AU-50PCGSHeritage Auctions920.0005/01/2003
MS-65+NGCSuperior Galleries8,050.0002/24/2003
XF-40NGCHeritage Auctions345.0001/08/2003
XF-45ANACSHeritage Auctions661.0011/21/2002
MS-64PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers7,762.0006/02/2002
AU-58PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers2,300.0002/18/2002
MS-60NONEStack's2,990.0001/15/2002
AU-58NGCHeritage Auctions1,265.0002/24/2001
VF-25NGCHeritage Auctions167.0010/04/2000
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions3,220.0008/06/2000
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions5,750.0009/01/1999
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0003/11/1999
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions8,855.0001/06/1999
AU-55NONEDavid Akers935.0010/01/1997
MS-62NGCHeritage Auctions2,185.0007/30/1997
MS-60NONEBowers & Merena1,815.0005/20/1996
AU-55PCGSSuperior Galleries1,155.0010/03/1995
AU-50NONEBowers & Merena468.0010/01/1987
AU-55NONEBowers & Merena2,090.0010/01/1987
G-4NONEB. Max Mehl2.1006/01/1941
F-12NONENumismatic Gallery7.0005/01/1941