PCGS 4619 - 1859 10C
This design was struck at Philadelphia (shown here), New Orleans and San Francisco 1840-60. It known as the Seated Liberty, With Drapery type. This subtype, struck 1856-60 after the weight was reduced in 1853, is common and this is a fairly common date thereof.
Recorded mintage: 430,000, a slightly better date.
Specification: 2.49 g, .900 fine silver, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM A63.2.
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
- Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.