Liberty Seated Type Dimes were produced from 1837 to 1891. Like some other designs, this one was used for several different denominations such as the Half Dime, Quarter Dollar, Half Dollar and Dollar. It was designed by Christian Gobrecht and has five major varieties. They are the No Stars Obverse (1837-38), the Stars Obverse (1838-53), the Arrows at Date (1853-55), the Legend Obverse (1860-73 and again 1875-91) and the Heavier Weight, Arrows at Date (1873-74).
Good reference works for those more interested in this type of coin are The Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins by Walter Breen and The Encyclopedia of United States Liberty Deated Dimes 1837-1891 by Kamal M Ahwash.
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