The 1858 Liberty Seated half dollar was struck in 90% silver just 3 years before the start of the Civil War. In Illinois in 1858, a Republican lawyer named Abraham Lincoln lost a senate election to Stephen A. Douglas, but Lincoln would soon go one to greater things. Slavery continued to be a major topic of discussion in the U.S. Congress as well as in state houses, and Minnesota was admitted to the Union in 1858. Get the historic 1858 silver half dollar today.
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1858