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Flowing Hair Silver Half Dime

 

US coin half dime 1795

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 16.5 mm.
Weight 1.35 g.

Minted:
1794
1795

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Head facing right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1795

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#15

 

Price for coin in F condition - $1,500-2,500

 

 

 

Draped Bust Silver Half Dime

 

Draped Bust Half Dime - Small Eagle

 

US coin half dime 1797

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 16.5 mm.
Weight 1.35 g.

Minted:
1796
1797

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped bust right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1797

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#23

 

Price for coin in F condition - $5,000-7,000

 

 

Draped Bust Half Dime - Heraldic Eagle

 

US coin half dime 1800

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 16.5 mm.
Weight 1.35 g.

Minted:
1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1805


Reverse: Heraldic Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped bust right, flanked by stars
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1800

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#34

 

Price for coin in F condition - $3,000-6,000

 

 

 

Capped Bust (Classic Head) Silver Half Dime

 

US coin half dime 1831

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.892
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.35 g.

Minted:
1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837

Reverse: Small Eagle
Reverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse:
Obverse legend: 1831

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#47

 

Price for coin in F condition - $70-100

 

 

 

Seated Liberty Silver Half Dime

 

Seated Liberty Half Dime - Clean field

 

US coin half dime 1837

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.34 g.

Minted:
1837
1838

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty
Obverse legend: 1837

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#60

 

Price for coin in F condition - $2,000-2,500

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dime - Stars around

 

US coin half dime 1838

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.34 g.

Minted:
1838
1839
1840

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border
Obverse legend: 1838

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#62.1

 

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dime - Drapery added

 

US coin half dime 1844

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.34 g.

Minted:
1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1956, 1857, 1858, 1959

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border, drapery added to Liberty's left elbow
Obverse legend: 1838

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#62.2

 

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dime - Arrows at date

 

US coin half dime 1853

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.24 g.

Minted:
1853, 1854, 1855

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF DIME / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Seated Liberty, stars around top 1/2 of border, stars around top 1/2 of border, arrows at date
Obverse legend: 1853

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#76

 

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Seated Liberty Half Dime - Modified legend

 

US coin half dime 1862

 

Face value: Half Dime ($0.05=5 cents)
Composition: silver 0.900
Diameter 15.5 mm.
Weight 1.24 g.

Minted:
1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1964, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873

Reverse: Value within wreath
Reverse legend: HALF DIME

Obverse: Seated Liberty
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862

Edge: Reeded

Number in Krause catalog: KM#91

 

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Shield Nickel 5 cents

 

Shield Nickel - Rays and Stars

 

US coin 5 cents 1866

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 20.5 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1866,
1867

Reverse: Value within center of rays between stars
Reverse legend: 5 CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped garland above shield
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / 1866

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#96

 

Price for coin in F condition - $40-60

 

 

Shield Nickel - Stars

 

US coin 5 cents 1866

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 20.5 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883

Reverse: Value within circle of stars
Reverse legend: 5 CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Draped garland above shield
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / 1873

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#97

 

Price for coin in F condition - $30-40

 

 

 

Liberty Nickel 5 cents

 

Liberty Nickel - Without "CENTS"

 

US coin 5 cents 1883

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1883

Reverse: Roman numeral value within wreath
Reverse legend: V / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Liberty head left, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1883

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#111

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $5-10

 

 

Liberty Nickel - With "CENTS"

 

US coin 5 cents 1885

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913

Reverse: Roman numeral value within wreath
Reverse legend: V CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse: Liberty head left, within circle of stars
Obverse legend: 1885

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#112

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $2-4

 

 

 

Buffalo Nickel 5 cents

 

Buffalo Nickel - Bison standing on a mound

 

US coin 5 cents 1913

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1913

Reverse: American Bison standing on a mound
Reverse legend: FIVE CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Indian head right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1913

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#133

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $10-15

 

 

Buffalo Nickel - Bison standing on a line

 

US coin 5 cents 1937

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938

Reverse: American Bison standing on a line
Reverse legend: FIVE CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Obverse: Indian head right
Obverse legend: LIBERTY / 1937

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#134

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $5-8

 

 

 

Jefferson Nickel 5 cents

 

Jefferson Nickel - Mint mark to right side

 

US coin 5 cents 1954

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Reverse: Monticello building, mintmark to right side
Reverse legend: FIVE CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / MONTICELLO

Obverse: Jefferson left
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY 1958

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#192

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - approximate $1 before 1960 and less than $1 later

 

 

 

Jefferson Nickel - Mint mark above, modified composition

 

US coin 5 cents 1942

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: billon (copper-manganese-silver 0.350)
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
1942, 1943, 1944, 1945

Reverse: Monticello building, mintmark above
Reverse legend: FIVE CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / MONTICELLO

Obverse: Jefferson left
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY 1942

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#192a

 

Price for coin in VF condition - $5-10 

 

 

Jefferson Nickel - Large facing portrait

 

US coin 5 cents 2009

 

Face value: 5 cents ($0.05)
Composition: billon (copper-manganese-silver 0.350)
Diameter 21.2 mm.
Weight 5 g.

Minted:
2006 to date

Reverse: Monticello building, enhanced design
Reverse legend: FIVE CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / MONTICELLO

Obverse: Jefferson large facing portrait
Obverse legend: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY 1942

Edge: Plain

Number in Krause catalog: KM#381

 

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.05-0.10

 

 

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