1/2 Cent USA (1776 - ) Copper

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Denomination:
1/2 Cent
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1840-1857

Catalog reference:

Braided Hair Half Cents

Early Copper Half Penny (1840-1857)

Designer – Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 100% Copper
Diameter: 23 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.44 grams

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1851 C-1 R1 EF45. Thin, Lightweight Planchet. Glossy medium brown with frosty mint luster in protected areas. A tiny rim bruise at star 11.5 is the only notable defect. The planchet is thin and therefore underweight, and the thinness resulted in a soft strike at stars 7-10 and at ICA into the ...

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1857 C-1 R2 AU50. Sharpness near mint state but lightly cleaned and retoned glossy light golden olive and chocolate brown. The only marks are a light vertical nick in the hair over the R in LIBERTY and some tiny planchet chips over LIB and under EN in CENT. The strike on the coronet above LIB ...

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1857 C-1 R2 MS60. Frosty light chocolate brown. There are traces of very faded mint color showing on the obverse and the reverse displays attractive bluish-green overtones. The only marks on attractive satiny surfaces are a few specks of dark toning at the bust tip and a speck of carbon over s ...

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1857 C-1 R2. PCGS graded MS-62 Red & Brown. Frosty mint red fading to olive and steel brown, more than half the bright mint color remaining. Most of the toning is in the form of tiny specks and there are traces of an old fingerprint at stars 5-7. A couple microscopic specks of carbon can be fo ...

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1856 C-1 R2. PCGS graded MS-64 Brown. Frosty olive and bluish steel brown with mint color showing on 10-15% of both sides. The only notable marks are a small spot of silvery toning on the rim above star 5 and a nick on the right foot of the T in CENT. Sharply struck MDS, Manley state 2.0, show ...

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1855 C-1 R1. PCGS graded MS-64 Brown. Very attractive lustrous chocolate brown with faded mint color showing in protected areas on both sides. A choice example, virtually flawless. A small planchet flake in the dentils right of star 12 is the best identifying mark. MDS. Our grade is MS62+, clo ...

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1923-S Liberty Standing Quarter Dollar. PCGS graded MS-64 PQ. Well struck with the head nearly full. Close examination suggests this is a full head. Lightly toned around the edges. A nice origin ...

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1908-S. NGC graded MS-66 Red. Nice strike with relatively fresh color. Frosty Gem. Tied for finest at NGC. Satiny matte surfaces explode with intense luster and varying shades of coppery and gol ...

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1876. PCGS graded Proof 65 Cameo. Blast white Gem Cameo Proof. Only 1,260 struck. The Twenty-cent piece, sometimes called a "double dime," had a brief appearance in the fourth quarter of the 19t ...
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